Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Latvia

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
49 / 100
63 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
9 / 100
35 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Civil unions (limited rights)
Since 2024
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2012
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationUnknownIllegal in some contexts
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownSexual orientation only
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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