Is this a good city for LGBT expatriates? Why or why not?

There is an LGBT community. I think LGBT people are accepted in Maputo more so than the rest of the country. - Feb 2020

Yes, especially considering African posts in general, this one is friendly to expats who are in the LGBT community. - Feb 2017

It is a better LGBT option than most African countries. - Jan 2017

Compared to other African posts, it is good - Mozambique is more tolerant than most African countries and there is an open gay scene. - Jul 2014

Mozambicans are less conservative than their neighbors. Members of the LGBT community will not be treated with open hostility, but they will generate a lot of private discourse. We often mistake the lack of Mozambican antagonism towards LGBT persons to mean accpetance, but I did not find this to be true. Rather, Mozambicans have bigger things to worry about and take an attitude of "if you don't bother me, I won't bother you." - Apr 2014

Yes. - Dec 2008

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