Compare LGBT Rights in Bolivia & Cameroon

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
9 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
33 / 100
11 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1832
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2020
Banned
Since 1967
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1972
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1972
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2002
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2019
Unknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1999
N/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
23% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
35% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
40% Good Place
0%
12% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
10% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
62% Did not mention homosexuals
25% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
31% Agree
36% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
44% Approve
57% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
28% Yes
42% No
Region not surveyed
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
Support for same-sex marriage (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
22% Favor
67% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
8% Morally acceptable
73% Morally wrong
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
43% Yes
49% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
31% Good place
58% Not a good place
8% Good place
84% Not a good place
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