Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Iceland

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
90 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
90 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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