Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Taiwan

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
84 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
48 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (5-year deferral)
Since 2018
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1947
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
60% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
45% Favor
43% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
17% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
51% Agree
35% Disagree
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
19% Justifiable
35% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
14% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
81% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
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