Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Suriname

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
23 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 1910
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
Since 1869
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
26% Approve
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
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