Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Mexico

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
74 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
92 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
57 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Recognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Varies by Region
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Varies by Region
Since 2010
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2012
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2020
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Equal
Since 1871
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
49% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
62% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
69% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
63% Favor
32% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
75% Support marriage or legal recognition
11% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
62% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
14% Not much/not at all
78% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
82% Strongly/somewhat agree
12% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
63% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
37% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
44% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
19% Justifiable
43% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
76% Support
10% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
59% Agree
34% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
42% Agree
32% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
69% Yes
24% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
26% Yes
74% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
51% Approve
49% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
56% Approve
44% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
10% Yes
71% No
42% Yes
31% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
72% Support
21% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
39% No
47% Yes
32% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
4% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
20% Justifiable
47% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
61% Yes
30% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
53% Good place
32% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
70% Did not mention homosexuals
30% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
16% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
55% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
8% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
40% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
Region not surveyed
8% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
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