Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Philippines

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
57 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
58 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 1988
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2007
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Varies by Region
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2021
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
65% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
19% Justifiable
40% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
82% Did not mention homosexuals
18% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
37% Agree
44% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
73% Yes
24% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
25% Yes
52% No
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
49% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
21% Justifiable
44% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
72% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
73% Yes
26% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
58% Good place
38% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
11% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
68% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
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