Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Guinea

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
17 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
13 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2016
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 1988
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
Since 1988
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1988
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1988
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
N/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
16% Good Place
0%
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
4% 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
6% Good place
89% 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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