Compare LGBT Rights in Angola & Senegal

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
11 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
17 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
51 / 100
4 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2019
Banned
Since 1966
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1966
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1966
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1966
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
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
4% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
3% Tolerate
97% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
4% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
"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
1% Good place
98% Not a good place
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