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LGBT Rights in Tarrafal de São Nicolau municipality

Tarrafal de São Nicolau is governed by federal Cape Verde law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    Ambiguous
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal

Public Opinion

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History

Homosexual activity in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Homosexual activity in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is legal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 2004
Legal
Homosexual activity is legal in Cape Verde.
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1886–Mar 1, 2004
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Homosexuality was illegal under the 1886 Penal Code.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2013071…//old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
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Same-sex marriage in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Same-sex marriage in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
According to the República de Cabo Verde: Código Civil, marriage is defined to be a union of different sexes.
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Until Jan 1, 1981
Unrecognized
Gay marriage and gay unions pending. Gay Union might be legal in 2018.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tarrafal de São Nicolau 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 Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Right to change legal gender in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
only male or female
Sources:
Cape Verde doesn’t recognize non binary
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LGBT discrimination in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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LGBT discrimination in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Oct 16, 2007
Illegal in some contexts
Only banned in employment and housing
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LGBT employment discrimination in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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LGBT employment discrimination in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since 2008
Sexual orientation only
According to Article 45(2) and Article 406(3) of the Novo Código Laboral Cabo-Verdiano.
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Oct 16, 2007–Apr 5, 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
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LGBT housing discrimination in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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LGBT housing discrimination in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since 2019
Sexual orientation only
Section 8 of the National Housing Policy (2019) states it was developed under the premise that everyone has a right to housing, regardless of their sexual orientation.
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Same-sex adoption in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Same-sex adoption in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Serving openly in military in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Not one of the countries that has bans on lgbt serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Blood donations by MSMs in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No
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Conversion therapy in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Conversion therapy in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized.
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Equal age of consent in Tarrafal de São Nicolau

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Equal age of consent in Tarrafal de São Nicolau is equal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 2004
Equal
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