Compare LGBT Rights in Costa Rica & Belize

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
62 / 100
Legal Index ?
83 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
49 / 100
68 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2002
Legal
Since 2016
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2020
Unrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2016
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2020
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryN/AAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2007
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2016
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