Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Iran

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
3 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
N/A
Since 1979
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