Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
19% Yes
59% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
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