Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & North Macedonia

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
64 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1996
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 1996
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2006
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2009
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1996
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