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Now, it has to go to parliamentary committees. 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”. On 18 Maythe Parliament approved the draft in a second vote by a vote with six abstentions.

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.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in Angola have seen some improvement in the early half of the twenty-first century.

Indeed, such acts were viewed as a remedy for impotence, to improve soil fertility or as a transfer of knowledge. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Despite prevailing conservative attitudes, Angola is listed as one of Africa’s least homophobic countries.

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. There is no specific law which allows transgender people in Angola to change their gender marker on their official documents and passports. Inthe unofficial commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple was treated as “shameless” and “abominable” in the national news magazines.

Retrieved from ” https: The new Anfolano of does make some general provisions angplano human rights, freedom, equality and tolerance that may apply to all citizens, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity. Similar individuals exist in neighbouring ethnic groups; they are known as kimbanda among the Kimbunduquimbanda among the Kongo and jimbandaa among the Lovale people. 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.


Angolabo, sinceemployment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation has been banned. There is no legal recognition of same-sex couples in Angola. The punishment for death threats is doubled.

LGBT rights in Africa. Known as kuduro’s queen, she has performed at various music festivals around the world.

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Yet, signs of more liberal attitudes do exist. Ovimbundu men who behave, act and dress as women are known as chibadi or chibandaand historically would marry pensl men.

These values and mores do shape public policy. At the time, Iris Angola had about members. She is part of the very popular rap-techno cosigo music style known as kuduro. The Code is expected to be discussed in the parliamentary year.

The three major political parties have not formally addressed LGBT in their respective party platforms. Views Read Edit View history.

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The new Penal Code does not contain provisions outlawing same-sex sexual activity in private. This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Prevailing social attitudes about sexual orientation tend to reflect traditional Catholic and Protestant values concerning human sexuality and gender roles.

Illegal legalization pending [1]. One of the most popular musical artists in Angola is transgender woman Titica. In the s, a German anthropologist named Kurt Falk published his research on African tribes, which included some acceptance of homosexuality and bisexuality. For instance, article 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.


Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Somaliland. 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.

Same-sex sexual acts were regarded as having medical effects in these societies. One of these groups, Iris Angola, received official and legal recognition by the Angolan Justice Ministry in June However, only one of these groups has received official and legal recognition.

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.

Among the Herero peopleerotic friendships known as oupanga between two people, regardless of sex, peenal common, and typically included anal intercourse okutunduka vanena. Angolan law prohibits “acts against nature”, though this law has seldom been enforced. LGBT citizens were not expressly mentioned in the previous Constitution, ratified in Sexual practices between men were also part of initiation rituals. Anal intercourse and sexual relations between women also occurred, though more rarely.

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

MSMs allowed to donate blood. On the rare occasion that politicians and other government officials have dealt with LGBT people or rights, their policies have reflected prevailing attitudes. Inthe Angolan Government refused to receive openly gay Isi Yanouka as the new Israeli ambassador, allegedly due to his sexual orientation.