Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Malaysia

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 1826
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 1983
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsRestricted
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1826
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 1826
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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