Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Burkina Faso

Equality Index ?
35 / 100
40 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AN/A
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Ambiguous
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Ambiguous
Since 1991
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1996
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