Compare LGBT Rights in Cameroon & Equatorial Guinea

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
8 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
11 / 100
Not enough data
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
12% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
8% Good place
84% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Legal
Since 1968
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1967
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2016
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 1968
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 1968
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 1968
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1931
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