Compare LGBT Rights in Mexico & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
74 / 100
73 / 100
Legal Index ?
92 / 100
85 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
57 / 100
61 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2009
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2023
Not legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by Region
Since 2003
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionVaries by Region
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyVaries by Region
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1871
Equal
Since 2001
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
49% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
62% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
69% Good Place
0%
81% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
63% Favor
32% Oppose
74% Favor
22% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
72% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
75% Support marriage or legal recognition
11% Against
78% Support marriage or legal recognition
13% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
62% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
18% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
14% Not much/not at all
78% A great deal/fair amount
19% Not much/not at all
64% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
82% Strongly/somewhat agree
12% Strongly/somewhat disagree
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
63% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
47% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
40% Strongly/somewhat agree
40% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
37% Strongly/somewhat disagree
47% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
44% Strongly/somewhat disagree
36% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
19% Justifiable
43% Not justifiable
62% Justifiable
13% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
95% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
76% Support
10% Against
82% Support
7% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
59% Agree
34% Disagree
72% Agree
19% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
42% Agree
32% Disagree
62% Agree
15% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
69% Yes
24% No
86% Yes
11% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
51% Approve
49% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
56% Approve
44% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
42% Yes
31% No
48% Yes
29% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
72% Support
21% Oppose
77% Support
10% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
47% Yes
32% No
49% Yes
30% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
20% Justifiable
47% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
61% Yes
30% No
76% Yes
18% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
53% Good place
32% Not a good place
77% Good place
11% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
32% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
70% Did not mention homosexuals
30% Mentioned homosexuals
83% Did not mention homosexuals
17% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
16% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
55% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
8% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
27% Justifiable
32% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
10% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
40% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
8% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
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