Compare LGBT Rights in Ecuador & Peru

Equality Index ?
67 / 100
57 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
68% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
41% Agree
52% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
69% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
64% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
18% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
9% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
28% Agree
44% Disagree
17% Agree
52% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
33% Approve
67% Disapprove
28% Approve
72% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
41% Approve
59% Disapprove
39% Approve
61% Disapprove
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
52% Good place
40% Not a good place
35% Good place
55% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1998
No protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2015
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2008
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownLegal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
Not banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
Equal
Since 1836
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