Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso

Equality Index ?
34 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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