Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Lebanon

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
19 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalAmbiguous
Since 1943
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2019
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
N/A
Since 2013
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
52% Did not mention homosexuals
48% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
85% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
6% Yes
94% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
42% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
18% Yes
80% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
12% Good place
81% 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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