Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Nicaragua

Equality Index ?
18 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
27 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
39 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
42% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
32% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
25% Approve
76% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
42% Approve
59% Disapprove
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
54% Good place
34% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2007
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