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    Homosexuality
    Male illegal, female uncertain
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    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 #8 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?"

(73.5%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (25.67%)

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #14 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?"

(81.33%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (18.08%)

History

Homosexual activity in Eswatini

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Homosexual activity in Eswatini is male illegal, female uncertain.

Current status
Since Oct 4, 2004
Male illegal, female uncertain
Sodomy was a crime under the 1907 common law, punishable with either death or a lesser punishment at the discretion of the court. "Sodomy" has been defined by its courts as "unlawful and intentional sexual relations per anum between two human males.
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Jan 1, 2014–Sep 18, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
Up to 14 years in prison. Not enforced. The just had its first ever pride parade on June 30, 2018. the pride parade went off without any violence.
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Same-sex marriage in Eswatini

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Same-sex marriage in Eswatini is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Eswatini

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Eswatini is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Eswatini is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Ambiguous
No laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Eswatini

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Eswatini

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LGBT discrimination in Eswatini is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1907
No protections
None exist.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Eswatini

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LGBT employment discrimination in Eswatini is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1907
No protections
None exist in article 20 of the criminal code.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Eswatini

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LGBT housing discrimination in Eswatini is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1907
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal.
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Same-sex adoption in Eswatini

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Same-sex adoption in Eswatini is single only.

Current status
Since Sep 6, 1968
Single only
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Serving openly in military in Eswatini

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Serving openly in military in Eswatini is legal.

Current status
Legal
In all of South Africa.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Eswatini

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Blood donations by MSMs in Eswatini is legal.

Current status
Legal
All of South Africa.
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Conversion therapy in Eswatini

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Conversion therapy in Eswatini is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Eswatini

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Equal age of consent in Eswatini is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2015
Equal
age of consent is 21. Homosexuality is illegal.
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