Compare LGBT Rights in Democratic Republic of the Congo & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
45% Tolerate
51% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
40% Tolerate
59% Not tolerate
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1940
Ambiguous
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2006
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Equal
Since 2012
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