Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
43 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1988
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1984
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Sexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Since 2012
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