17 African Countries Where Homosexuality Is Legal And Somewhat Tolerated

Many Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) citizens in countries like Nigeria and Sudan, live in great fear daily. Fearful because they can be attacked by not only citizens in their communities but by the law and constitution of their country. In many African countries, homesexuality is frowned upon and greatly punished. Thankfully, there are 17 African countries who condone or embrace homosexuality. These countries have no plans to criminalize homosexuality anytime soon. For those looking to escape homophobic communities, consider one of the below 17 countries.

17 African Countries That Do Not Criminalize and Somewhat Tolerate Homosexuality:

  1. Angola
  2. Burkina Faso
  3. Cape Verde
  4. Central African Republic
  5. Chad
  6. Congo-Brazzaville
  7. Cote d’Ivoire
  8. Democratic Republic of Congo
  9. Djibouti
  10. Equatorial Guinea
  11. Gabon
  12. Guinea-Bissau
  13. Madagascar
  14. Mali
  15. Niger
  16. Rwanda
  17. South Africa

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