Compare LGBT Rights in Belize & Benin

Equality Index ?
61 / 100
32 / 100
Legal Index ?
54 / 100
45 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
68 / 100
19 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2016
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1900
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1900
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1900
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Unequal
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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