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LGBT Rights in Plateau Department

Plateau is governed by federal Benin law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal

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History

Homosexual activity in Plateau

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Homosexual activity in Plateau 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 Plateau

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Same-sex marriage in Plateau is unrecognized.

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

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Plateau 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 Plateau

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Right to change legal gender in Plateau is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
No Laws in place.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Plateau

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Plateau is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
There is no legal recognition.
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LGBT discrimination in Plateau

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LGBT discrimination in Plateau 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 Plateau

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LGBT employment discrimination in Plateau is no protections.

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

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LGBT housing discrimination in Plateau 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 Plateau

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Same-sex adoption in Plateau 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 Plateau

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Serving openly in military in Plateau is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
No african county including this one allows trans service
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Blood donations by MSMs in Plateau

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Blood donations by MSMs in Plateau is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Plateau

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Conversion therapy in Plateau is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversion therapy is not banned.
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Equal age of consent in Plateau

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Equal age of consent in Plateau is unequal.

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