Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Israel

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
59 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
44% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Favor
56% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
47% Yes
45% No
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
39% Yes
41% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
40% Yes
47% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
31% Justifiable
42% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1988
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/ALegal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation only
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1948
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