Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Gabon

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
14 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2020
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Since 1963
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Ambiguous
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2020
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Unequal
Since 2020
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
13% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
20% Tolerate
79% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
17% Tolerate
83% 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
5% Good place
95% 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
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