Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Benin

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Legal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1900
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1900
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Since 1900
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
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