Compare LGBT Rights in Venezuela

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
46 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
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
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryNot banned
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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