• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
  • Adoption
    Married couples only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✖ Illegal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Tanzania

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Jul 1, 2008–Sep 8, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
5- 30 years in prison and fine. 5-25 years in Zanzibar. Rarely enforced.
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Current status
(since Jul 1, 1998)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Mandatory minimum of 20 years imprisonment for any attempt to commit acts "against the order of nature."

Same-sex marriage in Tanzania

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Current status
(since Feb 12, 1971)
Unrecognized
Marriage is defined as a union between a man and a woman
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Feb 12, 1971–Sep 6, 2018
Unrecognized
Same sex activity is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Tanzania

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Current status
Ambiguous
No laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Same-sex adoption in Tanzania

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Current status
Married couples only
You have to be married. Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Tanzania

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Current status
(since Apr 26, 1977)
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal hence by default there are no discrimination protection extended to LGBTQ+ community.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Tanzania

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Current status
(since Apr 26, 1977)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Tanzania

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Current status
(since Apr 26, 1977)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Tanzania

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1998)
Illegal
Homosexuality is currently illegal in Tanzania
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Jan 1, 1998–Sep 1, 2018
Legal
No laws restricting or criminalizing service.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Tanzania

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Current status
Equal
Homosexuality is illegal though.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Tanzania

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Tanzania

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Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
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