Compare LGBT Rights in Ecuador & Venezuela

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
50 / 100
Legal Index ?
88 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
47 / 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
39% Approve
61% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
41% Approve
59% Disapprove
49% Approve
51% Disapprove
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
51% Yes
42% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
52% Good place
40% Not a good place
47% Good place
43% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Unrecognized
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1998
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2015
Sexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2008
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2017
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
Not banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
Equal
Since 1998
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