Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Gender-Affirming Care
    ✖ Legal, but banned for minors
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    Unknown
    Employment Discrimination
    Unknown
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Burkina Faso

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Homosexual activity in Burkina Faso is legal.

Current status
Legal
Homosexuality has always been legal in Burkina Faso. December 13, 1996 is the date of publication of the current penal code.
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Same-sex marriage in Burkina Faso

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Same-sex marriage in Burkina Faso is banned.

Current status
Since Jun 11, 1991
Banned
Marriage in Burkina Faso is defined as between a man and a woman. Article 23 of the country's constitution of 1991 states: "Marriage is founded on the free consent of the man and of the woman. All discrimination founded on race, colour, religion, ethnicity, caste, social origin, or fortune is forbidden in the matter of marriage."
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Burkina Faso

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Burkina Faso is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Burkina Faso, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Burkina Faso

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Right to change legal gender in Burkina Faso is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Being transgender in Burkina Faso is dangerous, no laws in place to legally change gender.
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Gender-affirming care in Burkina Faso

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Gender-affirming care in Burkina Faso is legal, but banned for minors.

Current status
Legal, but banned for minors
Gender-Affirming Care in Burkina Faso is banned for minors
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Burkina Faso

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Burkina Faso is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
No legal recognition.
Sources:
No laws, thus no source.
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LGBT discrimination in Burkina Faso

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LGBT discrimination in Burkina Faso is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT employment discrimination in Burkina Faso

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LGBT employment discrimination in Burkina Faso is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT housing discrimination in Burkina Faso

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LGBT housing discrimination in Burkina Faso is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Jun 11, 1991
Ambiguous
Some protection under Article 23 of the Constitution.
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Same-sex adoption in Burkina Faso

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Same-sex adoption in Burkina Faso is single only.

Current status
Single only
legal however no laws in place for same sex couples.
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Intersex infant surgery in Burkina Faso

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Intersex infant surgery in Burkina Faso is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Burkina Faso

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Serving openly in military in Burkina Faso is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
No african country including this one allows trans service
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Blood donations by MSMs in Burkina Faso

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Blood donations by MSMs in Burkina Faso is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Burkina Faso

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Conversion therapy in Burkina Faso is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA, there's no ban on conversion therapy.
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Equal age of consent in Burkina Faso

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Equal age of consent in Burkina Faso is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1996
Equal
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