Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Nigeria

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
1% support
98% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1996
Male illegal, female uncertain
Since 1916
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1991
Not legal
Since 2014
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1999
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1999
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Unequal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
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