Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Malta

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
85 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
71 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
84% Good Place
0%
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
52% Rare
38% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
46% Rare
42% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
73% Agree
20% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
83% Yes
10% No
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
72% Good place
12% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1973
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/ALegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownRecognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2014
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1998
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