Compare LGBT Rights in Uruguay

Equality Index ?
83 / 100
Legal Index ?
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
73 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
70% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
73% Approve
0%
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)
49% Justifiable
24% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
41% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
90% Did not mention homosexuals
10% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
71% Good place
17% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
29% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
84% Did not mention homosexuals
16% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
20% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
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
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1933
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