Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Ecuador

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
60% support
36% against
Region not surveyed
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1988
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Civil unions
Since 2008
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Since 2008
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1988
Illegal
Since 1998
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2005
Legal
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Equal
Since 1997
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 1993
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 1999
Banned
Since 2014
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