Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Lesotho

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
18 / 100
29 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 1966
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsRestricted
Since 1994
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
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1966
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2012
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