Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Morocco

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
11 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
16 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1962
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2005
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
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
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
21% Yes
79% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
14% Yes
65% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
15% Tolerate
78% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
16% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
31% Yes
46% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
15% Did not mention homosexuals
86% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
7% Did not mention homosexuals
93% Mentioned homosexuals
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