Compare LGBT Rights in Eritrea & Zambia

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
6% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
4% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1957
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1931
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1957
Not legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2010
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1957
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1957
Since 2005
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