Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Paraguay

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
68% Support
18% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
69% Agree
25% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
29% Justifiable
33% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
52% Agree
29% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
67% Yes
23% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
52% Approve
48% Disapprove
26% Approve
74% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
60% Yes
36% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
24% Not a good place
44% Good place
48% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Ambiguous
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderVaries by Region
Since 2021
Unknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionNo protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2005
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 1999
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Unequal
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