Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & El Salvador

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
34 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1974
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
Illegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2018
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Since 1974
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
14% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
43% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
19% Approve
81% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
34% Approve
66% Disapprove
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
34% Yes
62% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
44% Good place
50% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
83% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
22% Did not mention homosexuals
78% Mentioned homosexuals
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