Compare LGBT Rights in Chile & South Africa

Equality Index ?
80 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
84 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
58 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1999
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2004
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2022
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2012
Illegal
Since 1996
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2010
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 1996
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2014
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2021
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Equal
Since 2007
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