Compare LGBT Rights in Bolivia

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
33 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1832
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2014
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2019
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1999
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
23% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
35% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
40% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
10% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
62% Did not mention homosexuals
25% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
31% Agree
36% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
44% Approve
57% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
28% Yes
42% No
Support for same-sex marriage (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
22% Favor
67% Oppose
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
8% Morally acceptable
73% Morally wrong
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
43% Yes
49% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
31% Good place
58% Not a good place
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