Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Zambia

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
42 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
6 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 1930
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalN/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
Since 2005
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