Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Saudi Arabia

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 1932
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 1932
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1932
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1932
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1932
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
Since 1932
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