Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Mexico

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
75 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
57 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1872
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Varies by Region
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyVaries by Region
Since 2010
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2012
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2020
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1871
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