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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Unknown
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #27 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?"

(92.49%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (6.26%)

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #32 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?"

(95%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (4.33%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #97 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?"

(87%) Not a good place
Good place (10%)

History

Homosexual activity in Zambia

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

Current status
Since Nov 1, 1931
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
liable, upon conviction, to imprisonment for a term not less than fifteen years and may be liable to imprisonment for life
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Nov 1, 1931–Sep 10, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
7-14 years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Zambia

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Same-sex marriage in Zambia is not legal.

Current status
Since Feb 18, 2010
Not legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Zambia

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Zambia is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Zambia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Zambia

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Zambia

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LGBT discrimination in Zambia is no protections.

Current status
Since Nov 1, 1931
No protections
As homosexuality is illegal, there are no protections for this population.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Zambia

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LGBT employment discrimination in Zambia is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Sexual orientation discrimination protection under human rights institute.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Zambia

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LGBT housing discrimination in Zambia is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Nov 1, 1931
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Same-sex adoption in Zambia

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Same-sex adoption in Zambia is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples. Homosexuality is Currently illegal.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Zambia

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Zambia is legal.

Current status
Legal
As long as you don't mention that you are gay you are fine.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Zambia

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Blood donations by MSMs in Zambia is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions listed.
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Conversion therapy in Zambia

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Conversion therapy in Zambia is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Zambia

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Equal age of consent in Zambia is unequal.

Current status
Since Sep 28, 2005
Unequal
16 for heterosexual males/females. No established age of consent for homosexual males/females, but they can be charged with engaging in consensual activity starting at age 12.
Sources:
Zambian Penal Code (Amendment) Act of 2003. parliament.gov.zm/downloads…
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