Compare LGBT Rights in Eritrea & Tanzania

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
21% Tolerate
78% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
85% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% Good place
89% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1957
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1957
Unrecognized
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1977
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1977
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1977
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2010
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1957
Illegal
Since 1998
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1957
N/A
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