Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Cocos

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
100 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1955
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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