Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Laos

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
47 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsRestricted
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Since 1990
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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