Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Réunion

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
93 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1791
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2016
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2013
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1982
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
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