Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Costa Rica

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
82 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
49 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Legal
Since 2002
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1988
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Ambiguous
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Sexual orientation only
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2020
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2007
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Equal
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