Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Syria

Equality Index ?
79 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
18 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1949
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Banned
Since 1949
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Since 1988
State-enforced
Since 1949
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
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
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
N/A
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