LGBT rights in São Tomé and Príncipe
|LGBT rights in São Tomé and Príncipe|
|Same-sex sexual activity legal?||Legal|
|Discrimination protections||No|
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in São Tomé and Príncipe face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is legal in São Tomé and Príncipe. The nation is one of the 66 signatories to the Joint Statement on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.
Laws regarding same-sex sexual activity
Recognition of same-sex relationships
São Tomé and Príncipe signed the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on 31 October 1995.