Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Côte d’Ivoire

Equality Index ?
35 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
18% Tolerate
79% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
18% Tolerate
81% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
4% Good place
90% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1900
Legal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
N/A
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
N/A
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalN/A
Conversion therapyAmbiguousN/A
Equal age of consentUnequalUnequal
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