Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & India

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
54 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Gender identity only
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Gender identity only
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownVaries by Region
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2018
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