Compare LGBT Rights in Cameroon & Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
11% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
8% Good place
84% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1967
Not legal
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2006
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