Compare LGBT Rights in Cameroon

Equality Index ?
21 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
11% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
8% Good place
84% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1967
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
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