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Northern Africa[wysig | wysig bron]

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
Sjabloon:Landdata Algeria Algeria No Illegal (Penalty: Fine - up to 2 years prison) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Egypt Egypt No Not specifically outlawed, but public morals laws used against LGBT people according to AmnestyUSA Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Libya Libya No Illegal (Penalty: Fine - up to 5 years prison). Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Morocco Morocco (incl. Western Sahara) No Illegal (Penalty: 6 months to 3 years) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Sudan Sudan No Illegal (Penalty: Skull and Crossbones.svg 5 years up to death penalty.) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Tunisia Tunisia No Illegal (Penalty: Fine - 3 years) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No

Western Africa[wysig | wysig bron]

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
Vlag van Benin Benin Yes Legal[1] No No Unknown Unknown No Unknown No
Vlag van Burkina Faso Burkina Faso No Not specifically outlawed, but other laws apply.[2] Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Cape Verde Cape Verde Yes Legal since 2004
+ UN decl. sign.
No No Unknown Unknown No Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire Yes Legal No No Unknown Unknown No Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Gambia Gambia No Illegal (Penalty: up to 14 years[3]) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Ghana Ghana No Male illegal
Female unclear
Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Guinea Guinea No Illegal (Penalty: 6 months to 3 years prison) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Yes Legal
+ UN decl. sign.
No No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Liberia Liberia No Illegal (Penalty: Fine) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Mali Mali Not specifically prohibited, but public morals laws have been used against LGBT persons Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Mauritania Mauritania No Illegal (Penalty: Skull and Crossbones.svg Death penalty) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Niger Niger Not specifically prohibited, but public morals laws may be used Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Nigeria Nigeria No Male illegal
No Female illegal in areas under Sharia
(Penalties in Sharia areas: Skull and Crossbones.svg Up to death for men, and up to 50 lashes (caning) and six months for women.)
Yes Female legal in areas not under Sharia.
Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Senegal Senegal No Illegal (Penalty: 1 month to 5 years prison) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Sierra Leone Sierra Leone No Male illegal
Female needs verification
Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Togo Togo No Illegal Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No

Middle Africa[wysig | wysig bron]

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
Vlag van Angola Angola No Illegal (Penalty: Labour camps for habitual offenders.[4]) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Cameroon Cameroon No Illegal (Penalty: Fine to 5 years prison) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Central African Republic Central African Republic Yes Legal
+ UN decl. sign.
No No Unknown Unknown No Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Chad Chad Yes Legal since 1967 No No Unknown Unknown No Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire) Yes Legal No No Constitutional ban since 2005 Unknown Unknown No Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Yes Legal Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Gabon Gabon Yes Legal
+ UN decl. sign.
No No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo Yes Legal No No Unknown Unknown No Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe No Illegal + UN decl. sign. Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No

Eastern Africa[wysig | wysig bron]

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
Vlag van Burundi Burundi No Illegal since 2009
(Penalty: 3 months to 2 years of jail and fine of 50,000 to 100,000 Burundian francs[5])
Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Comoros Comoros No Acts "against nature" outlawed Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Djibouti Djibouti No Illegal (Penalty: 10-12 years) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Eritrea Eritrea No Illegal (Penalty: 3-10 years) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Ethiopia Ethiopia No Illegal (Penalty: up to 5 years[6]) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Kenya Kenya No Male illegal (Penalty: up to 14 years)
Yes Female legal
Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Madagascar Madagascar Yes Legal No No Unknown Unknown No Unknown No
Vlag van Malawi Malawi No Illegal Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Mauritius Mauritius No Illegal (Penalty: 5 years) + UN decl. sign. (national debate over repeal of the law) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Mozambique Mozambique No Illegal Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Réunion Réunion (Overseas department of France) Yes Legal since 1791
+ UN decl. sign.
Yes Pacte civil de solidarité
since 1999
No No Single gay persons may adopt Yes Yes Bans all anti-gay discrimination Unknown Unknown
Vlag van Rwanda Rwanda Yes Legal No No Unknown Unknown No Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Seychelles Seychelles No Male illegal
Yes Female legal
Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Somalia Somalia No Illegal Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Uganda Uganda No All homosexual acts illegal (Penalty: Fine up to life sentence) No No Constitutional ban since 2005 No No No No No
Sjabloon:Landdata Tanzania Tanzania No Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Zambia Zambia No Male illegal (Penalty: fine to 15 years)
Yes Female legal
Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Zimbabwe Zimbabwe No Male illegal (Penalty: up to 10 years[7])
Yes Female legal
Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No

Southern Africa[wysig | wysig bron]

LGBT rights in: Homosexual acts legal? Recognition of same-sex relationships Same-sex marriage Same-sex adoption Allows gays to serve openly in military? Anti-discrimination (Sexual orientation) Laws concerning gender identity/expression Immigration equality for same-sex couples
Vlag van Botswana Botswana No Illegal (Penalty: Fine - years) Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Vlag van Lesotho Lesotho No Illegal [8] Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata Namibia Namibia No Illegal Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No
Sjabloon:Landdata South Africa South Africa Yes Legal since 1994 Yes Legal since 1996 Yes Legal since 2006 Yes Legal since 2002 Yes Yes Bans all anti-gay discrimination Unknown Yes
Vlag van Swaziland Swaziland No Male illegal (Penalty: US$90 fine - prison.)
Yes Female legal
Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No


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  1. Ottosson, Daniel (May 2009). “State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults”. pp. Page 45 International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). URL besoek op 2009-05-19.
  2. Ottosson, Daniel (May 2008). “State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults”. pp. Page 11 International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). URL besoek op 2009-01-12.
  3. Gambia: Mob Violence And Murder Feared After President's Gay Beheading Threat, AllAfrica, June 12, 2008
  4. Page 6 of [1]
  5. http://www.amnesty.org/en/news-and-updates/news/burundi-abolishes-the-death-penalty-but-bans-homosexuality-200904727
  6. Ethiopia travel advice, British Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  7. Not tickling Mugabe’s fancy, Tribune, October 24, 1997
  8. Lesotho travel advice, British Foreign and Commonwealth Office