Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Benin

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
40 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1996
Unrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2020
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2010
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Legal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
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
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 consentEqual
Since 1994
Unequal
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