Compare LGBT Rights in United Kingdom & Uruguay

Equality Index ?
73 / 100
83 / 100
Legal Index ?
85 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
73 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Since 2003
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 2004
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2010
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2002
Legal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 1933
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
73% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
81% Good Place
0%
79% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
74% Favor
22% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
72% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Support marriage or legal recognition
13% Against
Region not surveyed
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
18% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
19% Not much/not at all
64% A great deal/fair amount
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
47% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
40% Strongly/somewhat agree
40% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
47% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
36% Strongly/somewhat agree
48% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
62% Justifiable
13% Not justifiable
49% Justifiable
24% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
7% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
72% Agree
19% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
62% Agree
15% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
86% Yes
11% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
75% Approve
25% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
79% Approve
21% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
48% Yes
29% No
Region not surveyed
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
77% Support
10% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
49% Yes
30% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
41% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
90% Did not mention homosexuals
10% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
76% Yes
18% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
77% Good place
11% Not a good place
71% Good place
17% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
32% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
29% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
83% Did not mention homosexuals
17% Mentioned homosexuals
84% Did not mention homosexuals
16% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
27% Justifiable
32% Not justifiable
20% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
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