Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Peru

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
59 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
72 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
45 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2024
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1836
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