Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Paraguay

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
34 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
26 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2017
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2020
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnequalUnequal
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