Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Faroe Islands

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
87 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
87 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
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