Compare LGBT Rights in Cameroon & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
21 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
11% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
45% Tolerate
51% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
40% Tolerate
59% Not tolerate
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
Ambiguous
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1967
Unrecognized
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
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2012
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