Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & New Caledonia

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
93 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1791
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2005
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2005
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2005
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2013
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1984
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