Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Brunei

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
4 / 100
Legal Index ?
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Public Opinion Index ?
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Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 1951
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsRestricted
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1951
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1951
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
Since 1951
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