Compare LGBT Rights in Chile

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
8% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
67% Agree
28% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
72% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
29% Justifiable
28% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Agree
28% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
59% Approve
41% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
67% Approve
34% Disapprove
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
68% Yes
24% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
52% Good place
38% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2021
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2021
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2014
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2013
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2021
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 2014
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