Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Brazil

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
79 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
98 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
60 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1830
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Since 1988
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Intersex only
Since 2021
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2013
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1940
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
60% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
73% Good Place
0%
71% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
52% Favor
40% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
69% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
66% Support marriage or legal recognition
14% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
14% Not much/not at all
77% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
59% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
25% Justifiable
33% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
68% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
69% Agree
25% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
52% Agree
29% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
67% Yes
23% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
52% Approve
48% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
39% Yes
36% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
62% Support
26% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
37% Yes
41% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
23% Justifiable
40% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
60% Yes
36% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
68% Good place
24% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
17% Justifiable
43% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
74% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
64% Not justifiable
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
8% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
70% Did not mention homosexuals
30% Mentioned homosexuals
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