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LGBT Rights in Soum Province

The laws displayed for Soum are the same as Burkina Faso.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Soum

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Homosexual activity in Soum 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 Soum

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Same-sex marriage in Soum 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 Soum

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Soum 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 Soum

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Right to change legal gender in Soum is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
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 Soum

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Soum

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LGBT discrimination in Soum 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 Soum

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LGBT employment discrimination in Soum is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Jun 11, 1991
Ambiguous
Some under Article 23 of their Constitution.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Soum

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LGBT housing discrimination in Soum 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 Soum

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Same-sex adoption in Soum 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 Soum

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Serving openly in military in Soum is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Soum

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Blood donations by MSMs in Soum is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Soum

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Conversion therapy in Soum is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Soum

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Equal age of consent in Soum is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1996
Equal
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