Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Macau

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
69 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
40 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1996
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
21% Justifiable
26% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
55% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
47% Agree
14% Disagree
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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