Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Banned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1988
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Unknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Illegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Illegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Unknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
N/A
Since 1983
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