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LGBT Rights in Kossi Province

Kossi is governed by federal Burkina Faso law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    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 Kossi

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Homosexual activity in Kossi 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 Kossi

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Same-sex marriage in Kossi is not legal.

Current status
Since Jun 11, 1991
Not legal
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 Kossi

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kossi 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 Kossi

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Right to change legal gender in Kossi is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Being transgender in Burkina Faso is dangerous
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N/A
No laws in place.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kossi

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kossi is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Kossi

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LGBT discrimination in Kossi is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Jun 11, 1991
Illegal in some contexts
Under Article 23 of their constitution.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Kossi

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LGBT employment discrimination in Kossi is no protections.

Current status
No protections
According to the ILGA World, there are no protections in employment.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Kossi

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LGBT housing discrimination in Kossi 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 Kossi

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Same-sex adoption in Kossi is single only.

Current status
Single only
legal however no laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Kossi

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Serving openly in military in Kossi 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 Kossi

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Blood donations by MSMs in Kossi is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Kossi

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Conversion therapy in Kossi 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 Kossi

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Equal age of consent in Kossi is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1996
Equal
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