Compare LGBT Rights in Colombia & Ecuador

Equality Index ?
68 / 100
66 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
67% Support
17% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
48% Agree
44% 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)
24% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
18% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
32% Agree
56% Disagree
28% Agree
44% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
50% Good place
43% Not a good place
52% Good place
40% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2016
Civil unions
Since 2008
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2011
Illegal
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2011
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2011
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Since 2008
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1999
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2012
Unknown
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1997
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