Compare LGBT Rights in Cameroon

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
Legal Index ?
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
11 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
12% Good Place
0%
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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian 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 IssuesState-enforced
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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