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ANGOLA

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Fines or restrictions or penal labour
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have you been the victim of violence in ANGOLA because you are trans?
Yes, I don’t ever feel safe (0 %) Yes, by individuals (0 %) Yes, by a group (0 %) Yes, by the police (0 %) No (0 %)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Adoption

Have you adopted as an LGBTI person in ANGOLA?
The majority of people said.. Tried, but denied
What is your view?
I would like to but it is illegal (0 %) Tried, but denied (50%) Yes (0 %) Yes, with my partner (50%) Never tried (0 %)

Armed forces

Are you LGBTI in the military of ANGOLA?
The majority of people said.. Yes
What is your view?
Yes (100%) Yes, but not out (0 %) No, I was discharged because of my sexual orientation (0 %)

At the work place

Are you out at work in ANGOLA? Have there been any responses to your sexual orientation at work?
The majority of people said.. Negative responses from co-workers
What is your view?
Negative responses from boss (0 %) Negative responses from co-workers (100%) I was fired for my sexual orientation (0 %) Support from boss and co-workers (0 %)
Has being trans affected your job in ANGOLA? Do you feel limited in your career for being trans?
The majority of people said.. I changed careers because I am trans
What is your view?
In too many ways to count (0 %) I changed careers because I am trans (100%) I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am trans (0 %) My co-workers harass me because I am trans (0 %) I have not been limited for being trans, though I am out at work (0 %)
Has your sexual orientation affected your job in ANGOLA? Do you feel limited in your career by your sexual orientation?
The majority of people said.. I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am lesbian or gay
What is your view?
In too many ways to count (0 %) I changed careers because of my sexual orientation (0 %) I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am lesbian or gay (100%) My co-workers harass me because of my sexual orientation (0 %) I have not been limited by my sexual orientation, though I am out at work (0 %)

Gender identity

Have you changed government documents in ANGOLA concerning your gender identity? How easy was the process?
What is your view?
I could change official documents easily (0 %) I changed official documents, but with much stress (0 %) I could not change my official documents (0 %) I have not tried to change official documents (0 %)

Health

Have you experienced transphobia from your healthcare provider?
The majority of people said.. Yes, I have trouble finding a doctor
What is your view?
Yes, I have trouble finding a doctor (100%) Yes, but I was able to find other healthcare (0 %) No (0 %)
Have you experienced homophobia or lesbophobia from your healthcare provider?
The majority of people said.. Yes, but I was able to find healthcare
What is your view?
Yes, I have trouble finding a doctor (0 %) Yes, but I was able to find healthcare (100%) No, but I am not out to my doctor (0 %) No (0 %)
Is your healthcare affected by your sexual orientation or gender identity in ANGOLA?
What is your view?
Yes, it is more expensive (0 %) Yes, I was dropped from my insurance plan (0 %) My coverage is different because of my sexual orientation (0 %) No, my healthcare is the same (0 %)

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Are you out in ANGOLA about your HIV/AIDS status?
What is your view?
Yes (0 %) Yes, but not at work (0 %) Yes, only to my friends (0 %) Yes, but only to my family (0 %) Yes, but only to my friends and family (0 %) No (0 %)
Have you had problems obtaining treatment for HIV/AIDS or STD/STIs in ANGOLA?
The majority of people said.. Yes, there is no access prevention
What is your view?
Yes, there is no access prevention (100%) Yes, access to prevention is limited (0 %) Yes, getting prevention is stigmatized (0 %) No (0 %)
Have people in ANGOLA assumed your HIV/AIDS status because of your sexual orientation?
The majority of people said.. Yes, people think I have AIDS because I am gay
What is your view?
Yes, people think I have AIDS because I am gay (66%) Yes, the government thinks sexual orientation and HIV or AIDS status is the same (0 %) Yes (0 %) No (33%)

LGBT families

Do students at schools in ANGOLA learn about LGBT families?
The majority of people said.. Sometimes
What is your view?
Not at all (0 %) Sometimes (100%) Regularly (0 %) Some regions (0 %) No idea (0 %)
Does ANGOLA recognize your same-sex marriage from another country?
The majority of people said.. Yes, but as an unequal civil union
What is your view?
No (0 %) Yes, but as an unequal civil union (100%) Yes, but as an equal civil union (0 %) Yes (0 %)
Are you married to your same-sex partner in ANGOLA?
The majority of people said.. Yes, I married here
What is your view?
Yes, I married here (100%) Yes, I was married in another country (0 %) No, but we have a civil partnership (0 %) No (0 %)

Religion

Are you religious? If so do you have a religious community in ANGOLA? How have they reacted to your sexual orientation or gender orientation?
The majority of people said.. I am not out at my religious community
What is your view?
I am not out at my religious community (100%) I am out, and the community tries to change me against my will (0 %) I am out, and the community condemns me (0 %) I am out, and I have no problems in my religious community (0 %) I do not have a religious community, but I want one (0 %)

Teaching LGBT rights in schools

Are lesbian, gay, and trans student groups allowed in ANGOLA?
The majority of people said.. Yes
What is your view?
No (0 %) Yes (100%) Yes, but students don’t have them (0 %) No idea (0 %)

Tourism

Traveled to ANGOLA? Did you feel comfortable being out while you were there?
The majority of people said.. I hid my sexual orientation while I was there
What is your view?
I was very comfortable (0 %) It was not an issue (0 %) I hid my sexual orientation while I was there (100%) I was discriminated against because of my sexual orientation (0 %)
Traveled to ANGOLA? Did you feel comfortable as a trans person while there?
The majority of people said.. I did not feel comfortable at all
What is your view?
I did not feel comfortable at all (100%) I felt comfortable at the hotel, but nowhere else (0 %) Only immigration authorities made me uncomfortable (0 %) I had no problems as a trans person (0 %)
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