Compare LGBT Rights in El Salvador & Nicaragua

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57 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
16% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
32% Agree
44% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
34% Yes
62% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
44% Good place
50% Not a good place
54% Good place
34% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1974
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions bannedUnrecognized
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1974
Equal
Since 2007
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