Compare LGBT Rights in Zambia

Equality Index ?
18 / 100
Legal Index ?
28 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
6% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
4% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1931
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 2005
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