Compare LGBT Rights in Chile & Spain

Equality Index ?
80 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
60 / 100
69 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2022
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2012
Illegal
Since 1995
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1995
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2005
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 1977
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 1976
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2021
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Equal
Since 1995
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
55% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
63% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
68% Good Place
0%
87% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
87% Favor
10% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
80% Strongly/somewhat agree
17% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
82% Support marriage or legal recognition
6% Against
90% Support marriage or legal recognition
5% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
66% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
18% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
12% Not much/not at all
79% A great deal/fair amount
19% Not much/not at all
72% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
80% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
76% Strongly/somewhat agree
18% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
72% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
62% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
66% Strongly/somewhat agree
26% Strongly/somewhat disagree
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
20% Justifiable
29% Not justifiable
53% Justifiable
16% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
72% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
86% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
8% Against
84% Support
5% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
67% Agree
28% Disagree
77% Agree
17% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Agree
28% Disagree
60% Agree
18% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
89% Yes
10% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
43% Rare
54% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
31% Rare
58% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
89% Agree
8% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
83% Yes
8% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
59% Approve
41% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
67% Approve
34% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
48% Yes
32% No
63% Yes
20% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
87% Support
6% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
36% Yes
44% No
58% Yes
22% No
Support for same-sex marriage (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
46% Favor
42% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
17% Morally acceptable
40% Morally wrong
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
29% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
48% Justifiable
11% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
74% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
68% Yes
24% No
88% Yes
11% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
52% Good place
38% Not a good place
79% Good place
14% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
24% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
40% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
66% Did not mention homosexuals
34% Mentioned homosexuals
93% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
15% Justifiable
47% Not justifiable
37% Justifiable
20% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
85% Did not mention homosexuals
15% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
9% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
31% Justifiable
29% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
80% Did not mention homosexuals
20% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
3% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
22% Justifiable
43% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
43% Did not mention homosexuals
57% Mentioned homosexuals
74% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
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