Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Tajikistan

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
37 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
37 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
Not enough data
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Not legal
Since 2008
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderN/ALegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1994
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1998
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