Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Turkmenistan

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 1999
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 1992
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Gender identity only
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2020
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot bannedSexual orientation only
Since 2012
Equal age of consentUnequalFemale equal, male N/A
Since 2014
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