Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Ghana

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% support
96% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1900
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1900
Not legal
Since 1960
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyStep-child adoption only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Ambiguous
Since 2018
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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