Compare LGBT Rights in Chile & El Salvador

Equality Index ?
80 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
34 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1974
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2022
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2022
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2012
Illegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2022
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2018
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2013
Legal with restrictions
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2021
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Equal
Since 1974
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
55% Approve
0%
14% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
63% Approve
0%
43% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
68% Good Place
0%
47% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
82% Support marriage or legal recognition
6% Against
Region not surveyed
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
66% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
12% Not much/not at all
79% A great deal/fair amount
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
80% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
72% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
62% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
66% Strongly/somewhat agree
26% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Justifiable
29% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
72% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Agree
28% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
59% Approve
41% Disapprove
19% Approve
81% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
67% Approve
34% Disapprove
34% Approve
66% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
48% Yes
32% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
36% Yes
44% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
29% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
74% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
68% Yes
24% No
34% Yes
62% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
52% Good place
38% Not a good place
44% Good place
50% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
24% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
66% Did not mention homosexuals
34% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
15% Justifiable
47% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
9% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
7% Justifiable
83% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
22% Did not mention homosexuals
78% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
3% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
43% Did not mention homosexuals
57% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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