Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Italy

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
79 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1890
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2016
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2015
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Varies by Region
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Varies by Region
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySecond parent adoption only
Since 2016
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownParental approval required
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1986
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2001
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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