Compare LGBT Rights in Peru

Equality Index ?
57 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
68% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
41% Agree
52% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
64% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Agree
52% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
28% Approve
72% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
39% Approve
61% Disapprove
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
35% Good place
55% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1836
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