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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    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
    Married couples only
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Unknown
    Age of Consent
    N/A
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #9 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?"

(77.83%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (20.58%)

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #16 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?"

(85%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (9.63%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #102 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?"

(89%) Not a good place
Good place (9%)

History

Homosexual activity in Tanzania

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

Current status
Since Jul 1, 1998
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Mandatory minimum of 20 years imprisonment for any attempt to commit acts "against the order of nature."

Jul 1, 2008–Sep 8, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
5- 30 years in prison and fine. 5-25 years in Zanzibar. Rarely enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Tanzania

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Same-sex marriage in Tanzania is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Feb 12, 1971
Unrecognized
Marriage is defined as a union between a man and a woman
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tanzania

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tanzania is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Tanzania is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Tanzania

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Tanzania

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LGBT discrimination in Tanzania is no protections.

Current status
Since Apr 26, 1977
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal hence by default there are no discrimination protection extended to LGBTQ+ community.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Tanzania

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LGBT employment discrimination in Tanzania is no protections.

Current status
Since Apr 26, 1977
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Tanzania

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LGBT housing discrimination in Tanzania is no protections.

Current status
Since Apr 26, 1977
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Tanzania

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Same-sex adoption in Tanzania is married couples only.

Current status
Married couples only
You have to be married. Homosexuality is illegal.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Tanzania

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Tanzania is illegal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1998
Illegal
Homosexuality is currently illegal in Tanzania
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Blood donations by MSMs in Tanzania

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Blood donations by MSMs in Tanzania is legal.

Current status
Legal
No laws specifically forbid men who have sex with men to give blood in Tanzania.
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Conversion therapy in Tanzania

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Conversion therapy in Tanzania is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Equal age of consent in Tanzania

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Equal age of consent in Tanzania is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal in Tanzania.
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