Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Mexico

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
74 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
57 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Legal
Since 1872
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1988
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Recognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Varies by Region
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Sexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Varies by Region
Since 2010
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2012
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Banned
Since 2024
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Equal
Since 1871
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