Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Ghana

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
96% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1991
Not legal
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyStep-child adoption only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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