Compare LGBT Rights in Angola & Cameroon

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
11% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
17% Good place
66% Not a good place
8% Good place
84% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2019
Not legal
Since 1967
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2013
No protections
Since 1972
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1972
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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