Compare LGBT Rights in Angola & Benin

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
39 / 100
18 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2019
Unrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2015
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 2015
Legal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1900
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1900
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1900
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
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