Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & North Korea

Equality Index ?
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Legal Index ?
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41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1948
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 1948
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1948
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Unknown
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Unknown
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1948
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2009
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