Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Saudi Arabia

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
3 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 1932
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 1932
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1932
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1932
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1932
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
N/A
Since 1932
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
18% Yes
58% 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
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
26% Yes
43% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
91% Not justifiable
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