Compare LGBT Rights in Angola & Sudan

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
12 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
51 / 100
18 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2020
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2019
Banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1956
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1956
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1956
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
17% Yes
83% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
14% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
29% Yes
43% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
17% Good place
66% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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