Compare LGBT Rights in Belize & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
57 / 100
50 / 100
Legal Index ?
46 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
68 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
45% Tolerate
51% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
40% Tolerate
59% Not tolerate
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
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
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
Since 2012
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