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

History

Homosexual activity in Zambia

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Current status
(since Nov 1, 1931)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
liable, upon conviction, to imprisonment for a term not less than fifteen years and may be liable to imprisonment for life
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Nov 1, 1931–Sep 10, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
7-14 years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Zambia

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Current status
(since Feb 18, 2010)
Not legal
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Feb 18, 2010–Sep 7, 2018
Unrecognized
No laws in place.
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Zambia

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Missing non binary options on documents.
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Same-sex adoption in Zambia

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Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples. Homosexuality is Currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Zambia

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Current status
(since Nov 1, 1931)
No protections
As homosexuality is illegal, there are no protections for this population.
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Nov 1, 1931–Sep 16, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
Some discrimination protection under human right institute mandate.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Zambia

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Current status
Ambiguous
Sexual orientation discrimination protection under human rights institute.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Zambia

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Current status
(since Nov 1, 1931)
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Zambia

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Current status
Legal
As long as you don't mention that you are gay you are fine.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Zambia

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Current status
(since Sep 28, 2005)
Unequal
16 for heterosexual males/females. No established age of consent for homosexual males/females, but they can be charged with engaging in consensual activity starting at age 12.
Sources:
Zambian Penal Code (Amendment) Act of 2003. parliament.gov.zm/downloads…
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Blood donations by MSMs in Zambia

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Current status
Legal
No restrictions listed.
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Conversion therapy in Zambia

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Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
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