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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #19 out of 33 countries surveyed. (Source: Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)

Question: "For each of the following types of people, please tell me whether you would like having people from this group as neighbours, dislike it, or not care: Homosexuals?"

(85.56%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (11.4%)

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #22 out of 34 countries surveyed. (Source: Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)

Question: "For each of the following types of people, please tell me whether you would like having people from this group as neighbours, dislike it, or not care: Homosexuals?"

(90.6%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (7.99%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #96 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(84%) Not a good place
Good place (8%)

History

Homosexual activity in Cameroon

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Homosexual activity in Cameroon is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Nov 12, 1967
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 5 years imprisonment and/or 200,000 franc fine.
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Nov 12, 1967–Sep 17, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
Six months to 5 years in prison and a fine of 20,000-200,000 CFA. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Cameroon

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Same-sex marriage in Cameroon is not legal.

Current status
Since Nov 12, 1967
Not legal
Homosexuality is illegal in Cameroon.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Cameroon

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Cameroon is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Cameroon, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Cameroon

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Right to change legal gender in Cameroon is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Cameroon

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Cameroon is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Cameroon

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LGBT discrimination in Cameroon is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1972
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Cameroon

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LGBT employment discrimination in Cameroon is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1972
No protections
No protections because homosexuality is still illegal.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Cameroon

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LGBT housing discrimination in Cameroon is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1972
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
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Same-sex adoption in Cameroon

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Same-sex adoption in Cameroon is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Cameroon

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Cameroon is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions on lgbt serving in military.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Cameroon

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Blood donations by MSMs in Cameroon is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions that I know of.
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Conversion therapy in Cameroon

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Conversion therapy in Cameroon is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Cameroon

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Equal age of consent in Cameroon is equal.

Current status
Equal
Set at 16 years old. Homosexuality is illegal.
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