Compare LGBT Rights in Bolivia & Laos

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
34 / 100
47 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1832
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2020
Unrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2014
Ambiguous
Since 1990
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2002
Ambiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1999
Equal
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
23% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
35% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
40% Good Place
0%
47% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
10% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
62% Did not mention homosexuals
25% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
31% Agree
36% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
44% Approve
57% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
28% Yes
42% No
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
43% Yes
49% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
31% Good place
58% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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