• Homosexuality
    ✔ Male illegal, female legal
  • 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
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Zimbabwe

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Current status
(since 2006)
Male illegal, female legal
Fine and up to 10 years in prison
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Jan 1, 2006–Sep 7, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
Punishment of up to 1 year in prison and or fine. Not enforced. The current president just met with an lgbt rights group. decriminalization pending.
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Same-sex marriage in Zimbabwe

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Jan 1, 1964–Aug 22, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
(since Jan 1, 1964)
Not legal
Marriage act passed in 1964 implies that a marriage is between a man and a woman.
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Zimbabwe

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
It is preformed though. Missing non binary options on documents.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Zimbabwe

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Current status
Single only
Homosexuality is currently illegal. As well no laws in place for same sex couples.
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LGBT discrimination in Zimbabwe

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Current status
(since Apr 18, 1980)
No protections
Although Zimbabwean constitution does state "All citizens are equal", sexual orientations and gender identities are not protected.
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Apr 18, 1980–Sep 9, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
Some protection under the mandate through human rights institute.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Zimbabwe

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Current status
(since Apr 18, 2017)
Ambiguous
Sexual orientation discrimination protections under human rights institute. Homosexuality is illegal.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Zimbabwe

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Current status
(since Apr 18, 1980)
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Zimbabwe

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Current status
Legal
Missing discrimination protections.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Zimbabwe

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Current status
(since Oct 21, 2015)
Equal
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Zimbabwe

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Current status
Legal
Some restrictions. Nothing involving lgbt people.
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Conversion therapy in Zimbabwe

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Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
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LGBT Rights by Province

View the LGBT laws in each individual province of Zimbabwe.



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