Compare LGBT Rights in Costa Rica & Honduras

Equality Index ?
72 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
86 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
58 / 100
38 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
62% Good Place
0%
41% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
21% Approve
79% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
57% Approve
44% Disapprove
38% Approve
62% Disapprove
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
61% Good place
33% Not a good place
27% Good place
60% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2002
Legal
Since 1985
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2020
Not legal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderAmbiguous
Since 2022
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
Illegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2020
Single only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryN/ALesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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