Compare LGBT Rights in Gabon & Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
56 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
14 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
13% Good Place
0%
20% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
20% Tolerate
79% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
95% Not a good place
11% Good place
76% Not a good place
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
51% Did not mention homosexuals
49% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1963
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2016
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2020
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 2020
Unequal
Since 1947
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