Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Lebanon

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
20 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
21 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalAmbiguous
Since 1943
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2019
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
Since 2013
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