Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Central African Republic

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Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 2016
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedAmbiguous
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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