Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Guyana

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
60% support
36% against
Region not surveyed
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1988
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Not legal
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1988
No protections
Since 1980
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionNo protections
Since 1980
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
No protections
Since 1980
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2005
Since 2012
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 1993
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 1999
Not banned
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