Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Saint Helena

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Public Opinion
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
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1991
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/ALegal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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