Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Zambia

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
6% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
4% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1931
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Not legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
Ambiguous
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 2005
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