Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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 experienced homophobia or lesbophobia from your healthcare provider?
Yes, I have trouble finding a doctor
Yes, but I was able to find healthcare
No, but I am not out to my doctor
I'd like to believe that Malawi's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) citizens and tourists had a few days to breathe easier. On Nov. 5 the government suspended all laws criminalizing homosexuality. Three days later, on Nov. 8, homosexuality was illegal again. >>>
At a news conference shortly after she was sworn in as Malawi’s president, Joyce Banda announced her government’s intention to decriminalise homosexuality. It is unclear how she will achieve this, but the move is in stark contrast to the approach of her predecessor, Bingu wa Mutharika, who openly condemned it. >>>