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LGBT Rights in Borgou Department

The laws displayed for Borgou are the same as Benin.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    N/A
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
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Homosexual activity in Borgou

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Homosexual activity in Borgou is legal.

Current status
Legal
Benin does not have a law on the books criminalizing homosexuality.
Sources:
ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILG…


web.archive.org/web/2014070…//ilga.org/ilga/en/countries/BENIN/Law
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Same-sex marriage in Borgou

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Same-sex marriage in Borgou is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1900
Unrecognized
Same sex marriage is not recognized.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Borgou

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Borgou is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Benin, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Borgou

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Right to change legal gender in Borgou is n/a.

Current status
N/A
No Laws in Place
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Borgou

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Borgou is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Borgou

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LGBT discrimination in Borgou is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1900
No protections
No explicit protections. People are kicked out of their house if they are found out if they are lgbt.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Borgou

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LGBT employment discrimination in Borgou is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1900
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Borgou

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LGBT housing discrimination in Borgou is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1900
No protections
None exist in the criminal code.
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Same-sex adoption in Borgou

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Same-sex adoption in Borgou is single only.

Current status
Single only
No restrictions. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Borgou

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Serving openly in military in Borgou is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Borgou

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Blood donations by MSMs in Borgou is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Borgou

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Conversion therapy in Borgou is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Borgou

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Equal age of consent in Borgou is unequal.

Current status
Unequal
Age of consent is 13 for hetero sex, and 21 for gay sex.
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