Tunis - Post Report Question and Answers

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

While this is a more liberal Muslim country, outward displays of affection in same sex couples could invite unwanted attention and harassment. - Jan 2024

It's workable, but not "good". - Jun 2022

I believe it's ok. - May 2022

Yes, there is a large community here. - Nov 2020

I think the LGBT community feels that they need to be discreet. But, I haven't heard any other issues. - May 2020

I have heard there is an LGBT community and some low-key venues/bars/restaurants that are LGBT friendly, but I don't have personal experience. - Nov 2017

This is a "Muslim-lite" country with strong French influences, so I suspect that gay and lesbian expats would have fewer challenges here than in other North African and Middle Eastern nations. - Nov 2015

I wouldn't believe so. - Nov 2014

I am not aware of any problems with gay or lesbian foreigners. Homosexuality is not accepted for Tunisians. - Feb 2012

Certainly not - the Tunisians are quite conservative. - Jul 2010

No, because as everyone knows, there are no homosexuals in Tunisia :) - May 2010

I know a few gay folks who seem to do fine, although I wouldn't call this the hub of gay life. - Jan 2010

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