Compare LGBT Rights in Chile & Ecuador

Equality Index ?
72 / 100
68 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
8% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
67% Agree
28% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
72% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
69% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
29% Justifiable
28% Not justifiable
18% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Agree
28% Disagree
28% Agree
44% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
68% Yes
24% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
52% Good place
38% Not a good place
52% Good place
40% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2012
Illegal
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Since 2008
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2014
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2013
Unknown
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2021
Banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 2014
Equal
Since 1997
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