Compare LGBT Rights in Brazil & Venezuela

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
60% support
36% against
51% support
42% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1988
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Unrecognized
Since 1999
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Single only
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1988
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionAmbiguous
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Sexual orientation only
Since 2012
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2005
Illegal
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1940
Equal
Since 1998
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 1993
Legal
Since 2017
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 1999
Not banned
Since 2018
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