Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & China

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
10 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
45 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Civil unions (limited rights)
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesFine as punishmentState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2002
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2018
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownAmbiguous
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Since 1949
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1949
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