Compare LGBT Rights in Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
47 / 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
Law
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2012
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