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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #22 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(62%) No
Yes (34%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #41 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(50%) Not a good place
Good place (44%)

History

Homosexual activity in El Salvador

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Homosexual activity in El Salvador is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 15, 1974
Legal
The penal code does not mention homosexuality explicitly and thus is assumed to be legal
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in El Salvador

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Same-sex marriage in El Salvador is unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned.

Current status
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Sources:
Fraternidad Gay sin Fronteras (NGO)
Added by guilfredomexsal7  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 2018–Sep 6, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Gay Marriage and Gay Union legalization pending.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in El Salvador

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in El Salvador is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In El Salvador, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in El Salvador

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Right to change legal gender in El Salvador is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Human Rights activists are still fighting for this, but there are no laws applied
Sources:
Fraternidad Gay sin Fronteras (NG)
Added by guilfredomexsal7  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 2017–Jan 29, 2018
Ambiguous
transgender people can change their name. sex change not legal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in El Salvador

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in El Salvador is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in El Salvador

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LGBT discrimination in El Salvador is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Illegal in some contexts
Discrimination is termed illegal by presidential decree in government offies, but it is not penalized.
Sources:
Fraternidad Gay sin Fronteras (NGO)
Added by guilfredomexsal7  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in El Salvador

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LGBT employment discrimination in El Salvador is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Illegal to discriminate on govt. offices, by presidential decree, but not punishable
Sources:
Fraternidad Gay sin Fronteras (NGO)
Added by guilfredomexsal7  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in El Salvador

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LGBT housing discrimination in El Salvador is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Sources:
Fraternidad Gay sin Fronteras (NGO)
Added by guilfredomexsal7  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in El Salvador

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Same-sex adoption in El Salvador is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Sources:
Fraternidad Gay sin Fronteras (NGO)
Added by guilfredomexsal7  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Apr 1, 2015–Sep 14, 2018
Single only
Legalization pending. Required by 2018 IACHR Ruling.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in El Salvador

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in El Salvador is don't ask, don't tell.

Current status
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Sources:
Fraternidad Gay sin Fronteras (NGO)
Added by guilfredomexsal7  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jun 15, 1974–Sep 1, 2018
Legal
No restrictions for lgbt serving.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in El Salvador

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Blood donations by MSMs in El Salvador is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2000
Legal
MSM can donate acording to law, but still exists discrimination in health system against them
Sources:
Fraternidad Gay sin Fronteras (NGO)
Added by guilfredomexsal7  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in El Salvador

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Conversion therapy in El Salvador is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Not legal, bu catholic religion the leader in El Salvador, promotes it
Sources:
Fraternidad Gay sin fronteras (NGO)
Added by guilfredomexsal7  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in El Salvador

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Equal age of consent in El Salvador is equal.

Current status
Since Jun 15, 1974
Equal
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log