Compare LGBT Rights in Bolivia & Panama

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
37 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
33 / 100
30 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1832
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2020
Banned
Since 1972
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2006
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Since 2021
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2002
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2019
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1999
Equal
Since 2008
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
23% Approve
0%
12% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
35% Approve
0%
35% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
40% Good Place
0%
45% 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
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
44% Approve
57% Disapprove
38% Approve
62% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
28% Yes
42% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
22% Favor
67% Oppose
23% Favor
72% Oppose
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
8% Morally acceptable
73% Morally wrong
8% Morally acceptable
83% Morally wrong
"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
45% Good place
45% Not a good place
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