Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Vietnam

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
49 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Gender identity only
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1999
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