Compare LGBT Rights in Peru

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
45 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
21% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
38% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
40% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
51% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
66% Support marriage or legal recognition
16% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
51% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
10% Not much/not at all
81% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
84% Strongly/somewhat agree
13% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
59% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
54% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
39% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
46% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
64% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
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
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
29% Yes
53% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
9% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
56% Did not mention homosexuals
44% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
35% Good place
55% Not a good place
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
5% Justifiable
69% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
51% Did not mention homosexuals
49% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
11% Justifiable
57% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
46% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyVaries by Region
Since 2008
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1836
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