Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Panama

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
30 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Legal
Since 2008
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Unrecognized
Since 2018
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1988
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Illegal
Since 2021
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Equal
Since 2008
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