Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Brazil

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
81 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
10% Against
68% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
73% Agree
21% Disagree
69% Agree
25% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
29% Justifiable
33% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
52% Agree
29% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
76% Yes
19% No
67% Yes
23% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
65% Approve
35% Disapprove
52% Approve
48% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
74% Yes
21% No
60% Yes
36% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
25% Not a good place
68% Good place
24% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1887
Legal
Since 1830
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2012
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Varies by Region
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Illegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2000
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2007
Legal
Since 2005
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBannedBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 1940
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