Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Romania

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
37 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Banned
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Since 1988
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Sexual orientation only
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2000
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Equal
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
49% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
60% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
71% Good Place
0%
18% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
52% Favor
40% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
69% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
66% Support marriage or legal recognition
14% Against
50% Support marriage or legal recognition
33% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
44% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
14% Not much/not at all
77% A great deal/fair amount
20% Not much/not at all
59% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
59% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
40% Strongly/somewhat agree
46% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
33% Strongly/somewhat agree
55% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
31% Disagree
65% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
37% Agree
58% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
25% Justifiable
33% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
43% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
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
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
52% Agree
29% Disagree
10% Agree
61% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
67% Yes
23% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
41% Rare
45% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
47% Rare
34% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
29% Agree
63% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
20% Yes
66% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
52% Approve
48% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
39% Yes
36% No
Region not surveyed
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
62% Support
26% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
26% Favor
74% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
12% Yes
85% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
37% Yes
41% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
23% Justifiable
40% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
73% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
46% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
60% Yes
36% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
24% Not a good place
19% Good place
52% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
17% Justifiable
43% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
13% Justifiable
64% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
74% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
44% Did not mention homosexuals
56% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
8% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
70% Did not mention homosexuals
30% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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