Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Myanmar

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
18 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1861
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 1886
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsRestricted
Since 1963
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1886
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1886
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1886
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2016
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
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
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