Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Liberia

Equality Index ?
35 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
16% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
5% Good place
74% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1900
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1900
Not legal
Since 1976
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Ambiguous
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2009
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