Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Lebanon

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
19 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Ambiguous
Since 1943
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2019
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 2013
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
52% Did not mention homosexuals
48% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
85% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
6% Yes
94% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
42% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
18% Yes
80% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
12% Good place
81% Not a good place
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