Compare LGBT Rights in Mexico & United States

Equality Index ?
75 / 100
74 / 100
Legal Index ?
92 / 100
87 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
57 / 100
61 / 100
Public Opinion
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
63% Favor
34% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
64% Strongly/somewhat agree
26% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
75% Support marriage or legal recognition
11% Against
68% Support marriage or legal recognition
17% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
62% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
66% Strongly/somewhat agree
23% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
14% Not much/not at all
78% A great deal/fair amount
18% 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
72% Strongly/somewhat agree
17% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
63% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
45% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% 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
45% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
37% Strongly/somewhat disagree
41% Strongly/somewhat agree
43% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
44% Strongly/somewhat disagree
37% Strongly/somewhat agree
49% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
19% Justifiable
43% Not justifiable
44% Justifiable
25% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
81% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
76% Support
10% Against
72% Support
15% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
59% Agree
34% Disagree
72% Agree
22% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
42% Agree
32% Disagree
53% Agree
17% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
69% Yes
24% No
72% Yes
21% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
51% Approve
49% Disapprove
61% Approve
39% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
56% Approve
44% Disapprove
73% Approve
27% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
47% Yes
32% No
45% Yes
33% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
20% Justifiable
47% Not justifiable
32% Justifiable
31% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
80% Did not mention homosexuals
20% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
61% Yes
30% No
60% Yes
33% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
53% Good place
32% Not a good place
70% Good place
22% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
20% Justifiable
38% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
70% Did not mention homosexuals
30% Mentioned homosexuals
74% Did not mention homosexuals
25% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
16% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
24% Justifiable
39% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
55% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
77% Did not mention homosexuals
23% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
8% Justifiable
66% Not justifiable
15% Justifiable
50% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
71% Did not mention homosexuals
29% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
10% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
9% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
40% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
61% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
8% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipVaries by Region
Since 2021
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2009
Varies by Region
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2023
Varies by Region
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Varies by Region
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2003
Varies by Region
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyVaries by Region
Same-sex adoptionVaries by Region
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2021
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyVaries by Region
Since 2020
Varies by Region
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1871
Equal
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