Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Saint Lucia

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
24 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
32 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
18 / 100
17 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 2005
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
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 2022
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation only
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalFemale equal, male N/A
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