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TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
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.

Traveled to TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF with a partner? Did your hotel or guesthouse react to your sexual orientation?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I felt uncomfortable at my hotel

I stayed at a gay or lesbian hotel (0 %) It was not an issue at the hotel (0 %) I felt uncomfortable at my hotel (100%) I was refused accommodation because of my sexual orientation (0 %)

The TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF country survey is populated by LGBTI groups who have acted as liaisons with ILGA to identify issues affecting the LGBTI community.

Organizations were asked to discuss 4 broad subjects: the law, the mood (the social climate), the LGBTI movement as well as what would be, according to them, the most pressing campaign in their country.

Please write to countryreport@ilga.org if you have comments regarding this page.

MOOD
What is the social climate like for LGBTI people in your country?
How is it like to be an LGBTI in schools?
Not accepted
Are there programs against homophobia at schools?
No
Are religious institutions actively campaigning against LGBTI rights?
YES
Are there religious institutions who welcome LGBTI people?
None
Would you say it is easy to come out to your doctor as a gay person?
No
Would you say it is easy to come out to your doctor as a lesbian?
No
Would you say it is easy to come out to your doctor as a trans person?
No
Is discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexual and trans very common in day to day life? Please specify differences between the various communities.
Yes
Is discrimination against gays,lesbians, bisexual and trans very common at work? Please specify differences between the various communities.
Yes
Is hate speech common against gays,lesbians, bisexual and trans? Please specify differences between the various communities.
Yes
Please specify differences between the various communities.
None. LGBT do stigmatize and discriminate LGBT
Are episodes of violences very common against people in the gay community?
Not really because gay people do not speak
Are episodes of violences very common against people in the lesbian community?
Not common because most lesbians operate under cover
Are episodes of violences very common against trans individuals?
Not common
How are gays,lesbians,trans people portrayed in the media?
They are portrayed as "Bad" people.
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