Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Nicaragua

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
43 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
37 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Since 2007
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
37% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
42% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
32% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
25% Approve
76% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
42% Approve
59% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
43% No
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
Support for same-sex marriage (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
16% Favor
77% Oppose
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
7% Morally acceptable
84% Morally wrong
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
54% Good place
34% 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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