Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Greenland

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
96 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
96 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1939
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2016
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2014
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 1986
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1976
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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