Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & China

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
45 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Civil unions (limited rights)
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1988
State-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 2002
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Since 2018
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Ambiguous
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Ambiguous
Since 1949
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2012
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Equal
Since 1949
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