Compare LGBT Rights in Tanzania

Equality Index ?
12 / 100
Legal Index ?
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
18 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
19% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
21% Tolerate
78% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
10% Tolerate
85% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
9% Good place
89% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1977
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1977
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1977
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1998
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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