Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Benin

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
37 / 100
Legal Index ?
43 / 100
56 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
19 / 100
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%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
7% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
32% Did not mention homosexuals
67% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
11% Agree
73% Disagree
Region not surveyed
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
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
16% Favor
81% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
9% Yes
84% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
3% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
28% Did not mention homosexuals
72% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
41% Not a good place
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
3% Justifiable
69% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
37% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
6% Justifiable
83% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
21% Did not mention homosexuals
79% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1996
Unrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2004
N/A
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1900
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1900
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1900
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1994
Unequal
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