Compare LGBT Rights in Colombia & Venezuela

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
50 / 100
Legal Index ?
91 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
47 / 100
47 / 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
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
24% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
32% Agree
56% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
34% Approve
66% Disapprove
39% Approve
61% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
47% Approve
53% Disapprove
49% Approve
51% Disapprove
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
51% Yes
42% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
50% Good place
43% Not a good place
47% Good place
43% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2016
Unrecognized
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2022
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2011
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2011
Sexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2011
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1999
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Not banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1998
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