Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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