Compare LGBT Rights in Cameroon & Gabon

Equality Index ?
21 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion
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
Perceived Acceptance of Gay 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 1963
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1967
Unrecognized
Since 1963
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
Ambiguous
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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