Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Uruguay

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
66 / 100
73 / 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
75% Approve
25% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
79% Approve
21% 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
71% Good place
17% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1830
Legal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderVaries by Region
Since 2021
Recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2005
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Equal
Since 1933
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