Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Samoa

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
39 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2007
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
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