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Similar individuals exist in neighbouring ethnic groups; they are known as kimbanda among the Kimbunduquimbanda among the Kongo and jimbandaa among the Lovale people. LGBT rights in Africa. Articles 70 and 71 of the Penal Code of contains a vaguely worded prohibition against public immorality and acts considered “against nature”. LGBT citizens were not expressly mentioned in the previous Constitution, ratified in 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.

The new Constitution of does make some general provisions concerning human rights, freedom, equality and tolerance that may angolzno to all citizens, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity. These values and mores do shape public policy. MSMs allowed to donate coddigo. There is no legal recognition of same-sex couples in Angola.

Views Read Edit View history. For example, the Constitution stipulates that the Government will work to secure equal rights and opportunities for all citizens, irrespective of, among other things, “any other form of discrimination”.

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. On 18 Maythe Parliament approved the draft in a second vote by a vote with six abstentions. Illegal legalization pending [1]. On the rare occasion that politicians and other government officials have dealt with LGBT people or rights, their policies have reflected prevailing attitudes.


This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Yet, signs of more liberal attitudes do exist. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in Angola have seen some improvement in the early half of the twenty-first century.

In Februarythe Angolan Parliament preliminarily approved a draft of a new penal code, in a unanimous vote with 36 abstentions. One of the most popular musical artists in Angola is transgender woman Titica. Inthe unofficial commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple was treated as “shameless” and “abominable” in the national news magazines.

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At the time, Iris Angola had about members. 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. Known as kuduro’s queen, she has performed at various music festivals around the world. There is no specific law which allows transgender people in Angola to change their gender marker on their official documents and passports.

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Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 4 April Angolan law prohibits “acts against nature”, though this law has seldom been enforced. Angopano prevailing conservative attitudes, Angola is listed as one of Africa’s least homophobic countries. Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Somaliland. Indeed, such acts were viewed as a remedy for impotence, to improve soil fertility or as a transfer of knowledge.

Ovimbundu men who behave, act and dress as women are known as chibadi or chibandaand historically would marry other men. For instance, psnal bans threats against someone or a group of people on account of their sexual orientation, among others, with 1-year imprisonment and a fine of up to days.

Inthe Angolan Government refused to receive openly gay Isi Yanouka as the new Israeli ambassador, allegedly due to his sexual orientation. In the 18th century, the Khoikhoi people recognised the terms koetsirewhich refers to a man who is sexually receptive to another man, and soreguswhich refers to same-sex masturbation usually among friends. In general, significant social pressure is put on people to marry a suitable partner of the opposite sex and have children. Among the Herero peopleerotic friendships known as oupanga between two people, regardless of sex, were common, and typically included anal intercourse okutunduka vanena.

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LGBT rights in Angola

Article of the new Penal Code, pending in Parliament, forbids discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment and the provision of goods and services. However, only one of these groups has received official and legal recognition. One of these groups, Iris Angola, received official and legal recognition by cpdigo Angolan Justice Ministry in June By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Sexual practices between men were also part of initiation rituals. The punishment for death threats is doubled. Anal intercourse and sexual relations between women also occurred, though more rarely. The new Penal Code does not contain provisions outlawing same-sex sexual activity in private.

Transgender people could possibly use this section to change their legal gender.

She is part of the very popular rap-techno fusion music style known as kuduro. Same-sex sexual acts were regarded as having medical effects in these societies. The Code is expected to be discussed in the parliamentary year.

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. The three major political parties have not formally addressed LGBT in their respective party platforms.

However, she still suffers frequent attacks in Angola, most of which are carried out based on the Bible.