Compare LGBT Rights in El Salvador & Guatemala

Equality Index ?
45 / 100
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
46 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
41 / 100
34 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
47% Good Place
0%
37% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
15% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
25% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
19% Approve
81% Disapprove
23% Approve
77% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
34% Approve
66% Disapprove
32% Approve
68% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
23% Yes
61% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
34% Yes
62% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
44% Good place
50% Not a good place
29% Good place
65% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
9% Justifiable
64% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
85% Did not mention homosexuals
16% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
7% Justifiable
83% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
22% Did not mention homosexuals
78% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1974
Legal
Since 1871
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions bannedUnrecognized
Since 1995
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2017
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2007
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1974
Equal
Since 1871
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