Compare LGBT Rights in Guatemala & Panama

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
42 / 100
Legal Index ?
46 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
34 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
37% Good Place
0%
45% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
15% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
25% Agree
44% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
23% Approve
77% Disapprove
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
32% Approve
68% Disapprove
38% Approve
62% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
23% Yes
61% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
29% Good place
65% Not a good place
45% Good place
45% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
9% Justifiable
64% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
85% Did not mention homosexuals
16% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1871
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1995
Not legal
Since 1972
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2006
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2007
Illegal
Since 2021
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedN/A
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1871
Equal
Since 2008
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