Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Ecuador

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
58 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
78 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
37 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2008
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1997
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