Gay & Lesbian Travellers

Male homosexual activity is illegal in Zambia. Lesbian activity is not illegal but that’s only due to it not being recognised. In traditional African society, same-sex relationships are a cultural taboo, so most Zambians are very conservative in their attitudes towards gays and lesbians, and homosexuality is rarely discussed sensibly in public. In Zambia, public displays of affection, while possibly not being illegal, are insensitive to local attitudes and are very much frowned upon, whatever your orientation.