Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Iran

Equality Index ?
34 / 100
4 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
3 / 100
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
8% Did not mention homosexuals
92% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
99% Did not mention homosexuals
1% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1991
Not legal
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
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
Unequal
Since 1979
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