Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Madagascar

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
22 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
27% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
12% Tolerate
88% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
9% Good place
86% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalUnequal
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