Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Liberia

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
16% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
5% Good place
74% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1996
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1991
Not legal
Since 1976
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Ambiguous
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Since 2009
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