Compare LGBT Rights in Ecuador

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
44% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
14% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
69% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
28% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
33% Approve
67% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
41% Approve
59% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
25% Yes
56% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
6% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
61% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
52% Good place
40% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2008
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
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