Compare LGBT Rights in Aruba & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
55 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
63 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
48 / 100
44 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2024
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 1984
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2012
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