Compare LGBT Rights in Nicaragua

Equality Index ?
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
39 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
37% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
42% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
13% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
32% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
25% Approve
76% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
42% Approve
59% Disapprove
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
54% Good place
34% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2007
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