Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Kenya

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
18 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
18 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
17 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 1902
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedIntersex only
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2022
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1930
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1930
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Since 1941
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2022
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
27% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
9% Favor
90% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
24% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
14% Yes
83% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
21% Yes
62% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
9% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
14% Tolerate
84% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
27% Yes
64% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
8% Yes
90% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
11% Good place
83% 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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