Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Iceland

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
92 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
97 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
87 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2006
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
87% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
82% Justifiable
4% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
94% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
82% Agree
6% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
82% Good place
4% Not a good place
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