Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & Ecuador

Equality Index ?
45 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
82 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
38 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
Illegal
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Since 2008
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Legal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2020
Banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2010
Equal
Since 1997
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
26% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
46% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
9% Good Place
0%
44% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
28% Support
64% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
49% Disagree
43% Agree
Region not surveyed
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
70% Agree
29% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
26% Acceptable
73% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
6% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
14% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
69% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
10% Agree
70% Disagree
28% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
33% Approve
67% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
41% Approve
59% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
27% Yes
49% No
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
6% Support
60% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
0% Disagree
48% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
10% Acceptable
90% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
25% Yes
56% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
61% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
71% Not a good place
52% Good place
40% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
1% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Full DetailsFull Details

Full details about each issue can be found on each region's page. Data missing from the above chart? You can help! Sign up or log in to contribute information to Equaldex!

Share This Comparison