Compare LGBT Rights in Ecuador & Paraguay

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
88 / 100
42 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
35 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
69% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
18% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
28% Agree
44% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
33% Approve
67% Disapprove
26% Approve
74% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
41% Approve
59% Disapprove
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
52% Good place
40% Not a good place
44% Good place
48% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2017
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Illegal
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1998
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
No protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2008
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
Unequal
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