Compare LGBT Rights in Costa Rica & Nicaragua

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
16% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
32% Agree
44% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
61% Good place
33% Not a good place
54% Good place
34% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2002
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2020
Unrecognized
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
Illegal
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2020
Single only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2007
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