Compare LGBT Rights in Venezuela

Equality Index ?
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Public Opinion
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
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
51% Yes
42% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
47% Good place
43% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1998
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