Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Montenegro

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
52 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
71 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
33 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1977
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Civil unions (limited rights)
Since 2021
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2007
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 2017
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2014
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1977
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