Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Malta

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1973
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
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
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1998
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