Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Cape Verde

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Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1900
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1900
Since 1981
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2004
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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