Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Dominican Republic

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
50 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
31 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1822
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 1944
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Ambiguous
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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