Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Japan

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
63 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
70 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
56 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Legal
Since 1881
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Varies by Region
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1988
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Ambiguous
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 1947
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2011
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Equal
Since 1947
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