• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    Ambiguous
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Cameroon

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Current status
(since Nov 12, 1967)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 5 years imprisonment and/or 200,000 franc fine.
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Nov 12, 1967–Sep 6, 2017
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Six months to 5 years in prison and a fine of 20,000-200,000 CFA.
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Same-sex marriage in Cameroon

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Current status
(since Nov 12, 1967)
Not legal
Homosexuality is illegal in Cameroon.
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Nov 12, 1967–Oct 22, 2017
Unrecognized
No laws making it illegal or having constitutional law making it illegal.
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Cameroon

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Current status
Ambiguous
No information on this.
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Cameroon

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Current status
Single only
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Cameroon

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Current status
(since Jun 2, 1972)
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Cameroon

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Current status
(since Jun 2, 1972)
No protections
No protections because homosexuality is still illegal.
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Cameroon

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Current status
(since Jun 2, 1972)
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Cameroon

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Cameroon

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Current status
Ambiguous
Set at 16 years old. Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Cameroon

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Current status
Legal
No restrictions that I know of.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Cameroon

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Current status
Ambiguous
No information on this.
Sources:
No
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