Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Germany

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
95 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
66 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2011
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedIntersex only
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2021
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2020
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1988
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