Compare LGBT Rights in Angola & Ghana

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
7 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
51 / 100
9 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2019
Banned
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2021
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
7% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
20% Yes
60% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
12% Yes
76% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
17% Good place
66% Not a good place
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
21% Did not mention homosexuals
79% Mentioned homosexuals
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