Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & El Salvador

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
41 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
33 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1974
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2017
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 in some contexts
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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 bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2018
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1974
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