Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Papua New Guinea

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
29 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
29 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 2002
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 1980
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
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
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalFemale equal, male N/A
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