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Angolan law prohibits “acts against nature”, though this law has seldom been enforced.

The Code is expected to be discussed in the parliamentary year. Among the Herero peopleerotic friendships known as oupanga between two people, regardless of sex, were common, and typically included anal intercourse okutunduka vanena.

Inthe unofficial commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple was treated as “shameless” and “abominable” in the national news magazines. In the 18th century, the Khoikhoi people recognised the terms koetsirewhich refers to a man who is anvolano receptive to another man, and soreguswhich refers to same-sex masturbation usually among friends. Retrieved from ” https: These values and mores do shape public policy.

LGBT rights in Angola

Anal intercourse and sexual relations between women also occurred, though more rarely. However, she still suffers frequent attacks in Angola, most of which are carried out based on the Bible. She is part of the very popular rap-techno fusion music style known as kuduro. Known as kuduro’s queen, she has performed at various music festivals around the world. Inthe Angolan Government refused to receive openly gay Isi Yanouka as the new Israeli ambassador, allegedly due to his sexual orientation.


This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Indeed, such acts were viewed as a remedy for impotence, to improve soil fertility or as a transfer of knowledge. Sexual practices between men were also part of initiation rituals. The punishment for death threats is doubled. Despite prevailing conservative attitudes, Angola is listed as one of Africa’s least homophobic countries. 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.

Ovimbundu men who behave, act and dress as women are known as chibadi or chibandaand historically would marry other men. LGBT rights in Africa. 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.

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. Prevailing social attitudes about sexual orientation tend to reflect traditional Catholic and Protestant values concerning human sexuality and gender roles. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in Angola have seen some improvement in the early half of the twenty-first century.

The three major angooano parties have not formally addressed LGBT in their respective party platforms.

Ministro angolano diz que é equívoco pensar que Código Penal encoraja o aborto

Views Read Edit View history. On the rare occasion that politicians and other government officials have dealt with LGBT people or rights, their policies have reflected prevailing attitudes.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. One of these groups, Iris Angola, received official and legal recognition by the Angolan Justice Ministry in June Yet, signs of more liberal attitudes do exist. Transgender people could possibly use this section to change their legal gender.

Ministro angolano diz que é equívoco pensar que Código Penal encoraja o aborto

Now, it has to go to parliamentary committees. Additionally, multiple other articles, including articles 71,, andoutlaw incitement to hatred, hate speech, defamation and hate crimes motivated by sexual orientation with varying degrees of punishment. However, only one of these groups has received official and legal recognition.

In the s, a German anthropologist named Kurt Falk published his research on African tribes, which included some acceptance of homosexuality and bisexuality. Similar individuals exist in neighbouring ethnic groups; they are known as kimbanda among the Kimbunduquimbanda among the Kongo and jimbandaa among the Lovale people.

Same-sex sexual acts were regarded as having medical effects in these societies.

Additionally, sinceemployment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation has been banned. At the time, Iris Angola had about members. The new Penal Code does not contain provisions outlawing same-sex sexual activity in private.