Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Oman

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1974
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1996
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Ambiguous
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedAmbiguous
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
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
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
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