Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Turkey

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
34 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation only
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1858
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