Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Japan

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
63 / 100
Legal Index ?
10 / 100
70 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
56 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 1881
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Varies by Region
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1947
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2011
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1947
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