Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & Benin

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1998
Unrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2009
Legal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1900
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1900
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1900
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2020
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Unequal
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