Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Eritrea

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
18 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1957
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 1957
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1957
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1957
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1957
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2010
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Since 1957
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
Since 1957
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