Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Nigeria

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
5 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
3 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
7 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1916
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Banned
Since 2014
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
Restricted
Since 1992
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1999
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1999
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Ambiguous
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
N/A
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