Compare LGBT Rights in Gabon & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
45% Tolerate
51% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
20% Tolerate
79% Not tolerate
40% Tolerate
59% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
95% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1963
Ambiguous
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1963
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2016
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2016
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2016
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2012
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