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The three major political parties have not formally addressed LGBT in their respective party platforms. The punishment for death threats is doubled. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, only one of these groups has received official and legal recognition. Angloano individuals exist in neighbouring ethnic groups; they are known as kimbanda among the Kimbunduquimbanda among the Kongo and jimbandaa among the Lovale people.

Illegal legalization pending [1]. Article lists persecution on the basis of sexual orientation as a crime against humanity, on par with slavery, wilful manslaughter, genocide, rape, forced mutilation and others. Articles 70 and 71 of the Penal Code of contains a vaguely worded prohibition against public immorality and acts considered “against nature”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

For instance, article ckdigo threats against angolzno or a codigk of people on account of their sexual orientation, among others, with 1-year imprisonment and a fine of up to coodigo. One of these groups, Iris Angola, received official and legal recognition by the Angolan Justice Ministry in June However, she still suffers frequent attacks in Angola, most of which are carried out based on the Bible. Additionally, multiple other articles, including articles codigi,, andoutlaw incitement to hatred, hate speech, defamation and hate crimes motivated by sexual orientation with varying degrees of punishment.


Prevailing social attitudes about sexual orientation tend to reflect traditional Catholic and Protestant values concerning human sexuality and gender roles.

At the time, Iris Angola had about members. On 18 Maythe Parliament approved the draft in a second vote by a vote with six abstentions. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in Angola have seen some improvement in the early half of the twenty-first century. Despite prevailing conservative attitudes, Angola is listed as one of Africa’s least homophobic countries. In Februarythe Angolan Parliament preliminarily approved a draft penak a new penal code, in a unanimous vote with 36 abstentions.

MSMs allowed to donate blood. The new Penal Code does not contain provisions outlawing same-sex sexual activity angolamo private. In Maythe National Assembly approved a new penal code, which does not outlaw consenting same-sex sexual activity, though it has yet to go into effect.

However, section 87 gives the Civil Registrar general authority to make changes, including changes of name and when there is a change of facts which alter the legal identity and status of the person. Retrieved 4 April These values and mores do shape public policy.

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Anal intercourse and sexual relations between women also occurred, though more rarely. Some LGBT people in Angola have reported being harassed by people who believe that they are immoral, and the Angola Government allegedly refused to accept the Israeli ambassador because he was gay.

Indeed, such acts were viewed as a remedy for impotence, to improve soil fertility or as a transfer of knowledge. Transgender people codivo possibly use this section to change codibo legal gender. In general, significant social pressure is put on people to marry a suitable partner of the opposite sex and have children.


Article of the new Penal Code, pending in Parliament, forbids discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment and the provision of goods and services. Now, it has to go to parliamentary committees.

Inthe unofficial commitment ceremony of a angolzno couple was treated as “shameless” and “abominable” in the national news magazines.

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Additionally, sinceemployment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation has been banned. Retrieved from ” https: LGBT rights in Africa.

There is no legal recognition of same-sex couples in Angola. LGBT citizens were not expressly mentioned in the previous Constitution, ratified angolajo On the rare occasion that politicians and other government officials have dealt with LGBT people or rights, their policies have reflected prevailing attitudes. Sahrawi Arab Prnal Republic Somaliland. She is part of the very popular rap-techno fusion music style known as kuduro.

Inthe Angolan Government refused to receive openly gay Isi Yanouka as the new Israeli ambassador, allegedly due to his sexual orientation. Sexual practices between men were also part of initiation rituals.

Yet, signs of more liberal attitudes do exist.