Compare LGBT Rights in Benin

Equality Index ?
35 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/A
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequal
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