Compare LGBT Rights in Democratic Republic of the Congo & Gabon

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
17% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
20% Tolerate
79% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
5% Good place
95% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1940
Legal
Since 2020
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2006
Unrecognized
Since 1963
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Ambiguous
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Ambiguous
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2020
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Equal
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