Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Brazil

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
78 / 100
Legal Index ?
42 / 100
98 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
58 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1830
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 1988
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedIntersex only
Since 2021
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2015
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedFull ban
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 2013
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1940
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