Compare LGBT Rights in Paraguay

Equality Index ?
33 / 100
Legal Index ?
39 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
27 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
17% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
34% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
26% Approve
74% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
44% Good place
48% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2017
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2020
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnequal
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