LGBT rights in Guinea-Bissau
|LGBT rights in Guinea-Bissau|
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In December 2008, Guinea-Bissau was one of 66 nations to sign a declaration at the United Nations supporting decriminalization of homosexuality and transgender identity.
In line with most other former Portuguese African colonies, Guinea-Bissau is reported to be one of the most tolerant countries in Africa towards gays and lesbians.
- http://www.ai-lgbt.org/texts/lgbt2006.rtf "Sexual Minorities and the Law: A World Survey"], Amnesty International, page 7
- Tinâ€™s â€œPrideâ€ at UN Statement on Decriminalisation of Homosexuality, UKGayNews, 18 December 2008
- "With the government in our bedrooms: A survey on the laws over the world prohibiting consenting adult sexual same-sex acts" (International Gay and Lesbian Association), page 17
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