Compare LGBT Rights in El Salvador & Panama

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
34% support
62% against
Region not surveyed
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1974
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions bannedUnrecognized
Since 1972
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1972
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation only
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1972
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2000
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1974
Since 2008
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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