Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Laos

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
10 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
47 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT issuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsRestricted
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Since 1990
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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