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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    Ambiguous
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #1 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?"

(19.58%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (80.25%)

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #1 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?"

(24.83%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (73.75%)

History

Homosexual activity in Cape Verde

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Homosexual activity in Cape Verde is legal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 2004
Legal
Homosexual activity is legal in Cape Verde.
Added by brennen  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Cape Verde

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Same-sex marriage in Cape Verde is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
According to the RepĂşblica de Cabo Verde: CĂłdigo Civil, marriage is defined to be a union of different sexes.
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Until Jan 1, 1981
Unrecognized
Gay marriage and gay unions pending. Gay Union might be legal in 2018.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Cape Verde

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Cape Verde is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Cape Verde is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Missing non binary options on documents.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Cape Verde

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Cape Verde is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Cape Verde

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LGBT discrimination in Cape Verde is illegal.

Current status
Since Oct 16, 2007
Illegal
Added by brennen  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Cape Verde

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LGBT employment discrimination in Cape Verde is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since 2008
Sexual orientation only
According to Article 45(2) and Article 406(3) of the Novo CĂłdigo Laboral Cabo-Verdiano.
Added by murrayhawthorne  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Oct 16, 2007–Apr 5, 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Cape Verde

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LGBT housing discrimination in Cape Verde is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No
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Same-sex adoption in Cape Verde

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Same-sex adoption in Cape Verde is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Cape Verde

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Cape Verde is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Not one of the countries that has bans on lgbt serving.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Cape Verde

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Blood donations by MSMs in Cape Verde is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Cape Verde

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Conversion therapy in Cape Verde is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Cape Verde

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Equal age of consent in Cape Verde is equal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 2004
Equal
Added by brennen  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log