Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Guinea

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
19 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
4% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
6% Good place
89% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2016
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Since 1988
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1988
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1988
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Since 1988
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Equal
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