Compare LGBT Rights in Mexico & Nicaragua

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
76% Support
10% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
59% Agree
34% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
24% Justifiable
43% Not justifiable
16% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
42% Agree
32% Disagree
32% Agree
44% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
69% Yes
24% No
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
61% Yes
30% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
53% Good place
32% Not a good place
54% Good place
34% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2009
Unrecognized
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Same-sex adoptionVaries by RegionSingle only
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Conversion therapyVaries by Region
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1871
Equal
Since 2007
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