Compare LGBT Rights in Gabon & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
46 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
44 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2020
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1963
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careAmbiguousLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 1984
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2016
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
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 bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 2020
Since 2012
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