Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
10 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
43 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 1984
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2012
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