Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Netherlands

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2001
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1978
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