Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Liechtenstein

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
63 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
69 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1989
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2001
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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