Compare LGBT Rights in Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
43 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
45% Tolerate
51% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
40% Tolerate
59% Not tolerate
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2012
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