Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Bhutan

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
56 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
40 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2021
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 2004
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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