Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Uzbekistan

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
18 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 1991
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalFemale equal, male N/A
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
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
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