Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Benin

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
32 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
45 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
19 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1900
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1900
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1900
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnknownUnequal
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
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