Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Samoa

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
38 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2007
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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