Compare LGBT Rights in Democratic Republic of the Congo & Gabon

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
32 / 100
Legal Index ?
36 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
14 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
10% Good Place
0%
13% Good Place
0%
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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian 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 IssuesAmbiguousNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Ambiguous
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2020
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Unequal
Since 2020
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