Compare LGBT Rights in Belize & Cameroon

Equality Index ?
61 / 100
9 / 100
Legal Index ?
54 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
68 / 100
11 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2016
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Banned
Since 1967
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1972
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1972
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
N/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
12% Good Place
0%
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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
8% Good place
84% Not a good place
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