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
Law
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1957
Illegal (imprisonment 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
Ambiguous
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2010
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1957
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1957
N/A
Since 2005
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