Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Liberia

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
16% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
5% Good place
74% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Since 1976
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
Ambiguous
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Equal
Since 2009
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