Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Burundi

Equality Index ?
100 / 100
26 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Same-sex marriageLegalUnrecognized
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Ambiguous
Since 2001
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 2001
Same-sex adoptionLegalSingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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