Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Dominican Republic

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
31 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 1822
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Since 1944
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
19% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
40% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
27% Approve
73% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
38% Approve
62% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
23% Yes
54% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
27% Yes
55% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
32% Good place
63% Not a good place
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