Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Papua New Guinea

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
32 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
32 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
Not enough data
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
Law
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 2002
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2002
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2002
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2002
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2016
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalUnequal
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