Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
66 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
68% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
69% Agree
25% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
29% Justifiable
33% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
52% Agree
29% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
67% Yes
23% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
52% Approve
48% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
60% Yes
36% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
24% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderVaries by Region
Since 2021
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2005
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
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