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LGBT Rights in Estuaire Province

The laws displayed for Estuaire are the same as Gabon.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
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Homosexual activity in Estuaire

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Homosexual activity in Estuaire is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 29, 2020
Legal
Homosexual acts are not criminalized.
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Jul 5, 2019–Jun 29, 2020
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 402 of the Penal Code outlines moral offences, including "sexual relations between persons of the same sex", punishable by imprisonment of up to six months and a fine of up to 5 million CFA francs.
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May 31, 1963–Jul 4, 2019
Legal
Not criminalised but same sex couple report being harassed by the police.
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Same-sex marriage in Estuaire

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Same-sex marriage in Estuaire is unrecognized.

Current status
Since May 31, 1963
Unrecognized
Same sex marriage is not recognized in Gabon
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Estuaire

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Estuaire is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Estuaire is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Legal gender recognition is not available in the country.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Estuaire

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Estuaire

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LGBT discrimination in Estuaire is no protections.

Current status
No protections
According to the ILGA World, there are no protections from discrimination in Gabon.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Estuaire

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LGBT employment discrimination in Estuaire is no protections.

Current status
No protections
According to the ILGA World, there are no protections in employment.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Estuaire

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LGBT housing discrimination in Estuaire is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Sep 27, 2016
Ambiguous
Ambiguous, constitutional definitions very vague.
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Same-sex adoption in Estuaire

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Same-sex adoption in Estuaire is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws against this. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Estuaire

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Serving openly in military in Estuaire is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 29, 2020
Legal
Serving openly in the military is legal.
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Until Jun 29, 2020
Illegal
Homosexuality is illegal.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Estuaire

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Blood donations by MSMs in Estuaire is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions.
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Conversion therapy in Estuaire

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Conversion therapy in Estuaire is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA World, there's no ban on conversion therapy in Gabon.
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Equal age of consent in Estuaire

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Equal age of consent in Estuaire is unequal.

Current status
Since Jun 29, 2020
Unequal
Age of consent is unequal as the age of consent for homosexuality is 21.
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Jul 5, 2019–Jun 29, 2020
N/A
Homosexual activity is illegal.
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