Compare LGBT Rights in Uruguay

Equality Index ?
87 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
75% Approve
25% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
79% Approve
21% Disapprove
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
71% Good place
17% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1933
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