Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Jamaica

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
24 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
31 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
18 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 2011
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 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
12% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
22% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
16% Approve
84% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
16% 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
13% Yes
64% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
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