Compare LGBT Rights in Cameroon & Gabon

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
32 / 100
Legal Index ?
8 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
11 / 100
14 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
12% Good Place
0%
13% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
11% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
17% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
20% Tolerate
79% 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
5% Good place
95% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Legal
Since 2020
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1967
Unrecognized
Since 1963
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2016
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
Ambiguous
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2020
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
Since 2020
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