Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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Are you LGBTI in the military of CAMEROON?
Yes, but not out
No, I was discharged because of my sexual orientation
On Wednesday 18 September 2013 an event was held by ILGA, in French, in partnership with the Swiss LGBT group Dialogai as well as CAMFAIDS, Alternatives Cameroun and Avocats Sans Frontiers Suisse on the situation of LGBT people in Cameroon. >>>
23/07/2013 | ILGA Brussels - internship
"Gay people are and will forever be part of the human family. In Cameroon, they are ordinary people who did not chose to be who they are; they are our brothers and sisters, fathers and mothers, friends, classmates, colleagues, neighbors, and . No one deserves to die tortured. No one deserves to die. We all have the right to life, dignity, respect, and development." >>>
Franz Mananga was welcomed in Geneva in May 2013 by Patricia Curzi, from ILGA. They both got in touch with the diplomatic missions so that recommendations relating to sexual orientation and gender identity would be issued as part of the review of his country. Franz and other LGBTI organizations from Cameroon had previously gotten in touch with embassies in Cameroon. The report will be formally adopted during the 24th session of the Human Rights Council, to be held in September. >>>