Compare LGBT Rights in Mexico

Equality Index ?
74 / 100
Legal Index ?
92 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
57 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
49% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
62% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
69% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
63% Favor
32% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
75% Support marriage or legal recognition
11% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
62% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
14% Not much/not at all
78% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
82% Strongly/somewhat agree
12% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
63% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
37% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
44% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
19% Justifiable
43% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
76% Support
10% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
59% Agree
34% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
42% Agree
32% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
69% Yes
24% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
51% Approve
49% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
56% Approve
44% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
47% Yes
32% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
20% Justifiable
47% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
61% Yes
30% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
53% Good place
32% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
70% Did not mention homosexuals
30% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
16% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
55% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
8% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
10% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
40% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
8% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionVaries by Region
Since 2010
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2012
Conversion therapyVaries by Region
Since 2020
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1871
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