Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Uganda

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
2 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
26 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
35% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Not legal
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderN/AAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1904
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1904
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
Since 2021
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