• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Burkina Faso

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Current status
(since Dec 13, 1996)
Legal
Homosexuality has always been legal in Burkina Faso. The date is the date of publication of the current penal code.
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Same-sex marriage in Burkina Faso

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Current status
(since Jun 11, 1991)
Unrecognized
Marriage in Burkina Faso is defined as between a man and a woman. Article 23 of the country's constitution of 1991 states: "Marriage is founded on the free consent of the man and of the woman. All discrimination founded on race, colour, religion, ethnicity, caste, social origin, or fortune is forbidden in the matter of marriage."
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Right to change legal gender in Burkina Faso

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
No
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Burkina Faso

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Current status
Legal
No anti-LGBT Adoption laws.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Burkina Faso

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Current status
(since Jun 11, 1991)
Illegal in some contexts
Under Article 23 of their constitution.
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Burkina Faso

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Current status
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Burkina Faso

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Current status
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Burkina Faso

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Burkina Faso

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1996)
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Burkina Faso

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Burkina Faso

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Current status
Not banned
No
Sources:
No
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