Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Panama

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
30 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2008
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 2018
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2021
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2008
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