Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Somalia

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2005
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipN/A
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
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