Compare LGBT Rights in Venezuela

Equality Index ?
51 / 100
Legal Index ?
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
48 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
53% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
23% Justifiable
49% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
39% Approve
61% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
49% Approve
51% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
51% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
51% Yes
42% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
47% Good place
43% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
5% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
43% Did not mention homosexuals
57% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
4% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
33% Did not mention homosexuals
68% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2023
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1998
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