Compare LGBT Rights in Puerto Rico

Equality Index ?
80 / 100
Legal Index ?
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
68 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
79% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
37% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
87% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
66% Agree
16% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
12% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2018
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2019
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
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