Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Burundi

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
18 / 100
Legal Index ?
38 / 100
27 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Same-sex marriageNot legalNot legal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2001
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Since 2001
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 2001
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
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