Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & Uruguay

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
83 / 100
Legal Index ?
93 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
73 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Legal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionBanned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
Since 1933
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
73% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
87% Good Place
0%
79% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
75% Favor
23% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
79% Support marriage or legal recognition
11% Against
Region not surveyed
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
20% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
22% Not much/not at all
62% A great deal/fair amount
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
79% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
58% Justifiable
15% Not justifiable
49% Justifiable
24% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
88% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
76% Support
13% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
71% Agree
21% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
55% Agree
20% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
81% Yes
14% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
75% Approve
25% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
79% Approve
21% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
56% Yes
26% No
Region not surveyed
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
73% Support
14% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
42% Yes
38% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
51% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
41% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
87% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
90% Did not mention homosexuals
10% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
79% Yes
18% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
72% Good place
10% Not a good place
71% Good place
17% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
35% Justifiable
29% Not justifiable
29% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
79% Did not mention homosexuals
21% Mentioned homosexuals
84% Did not mention homosexuals
16% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
22% Justifiable
40% Not justifiable
20% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
75% Did not mention homosexuals
25% Mentioned homosexuals
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
15% Justifiable
50% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
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