Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Sri Lanka

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
37 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 1885
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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