Public Opinion


"Should Society Accept Homosexuality?"

Ranked #14
out of 39
countries surveyed
Source: Pew Research Center, June 4, 2013
(36%) No
Yes (60%)

History


Homosexual activity in Brazil

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Current status
(since Oct 5, 1988)
Legal
October 5th 1988 is the date when our current constitution was approved, which condemns any kind of discrimination. Although, being gay it's not illegal in Brazil a long time ago.
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Same-sex marriage in Brazil

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Current status
(since May 14, 2013)
Legal
Since May 14, 2013, any same-sex civil union can be converted into marriage, according to the Conselho Nacional de Justiça (CNJ) resolution.
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May 5, 2011–May 14, 2013
Civil unions
Although the first formal legal recognition of a civil union took place in 2004 (See first source), the Supreme Court did not rule in favor of civil unions throughout the country until May 5, 2011.

Same-sex adoption in Brazil

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Current status
(since 2000)
Legal
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Brazil

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Current status
(since Aug 2005)

LGBT discrimination in Brazil

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Current status
(since Oct 5, 1988)

LGBT employment discrimination in Brazil

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Current status
Unknown

LGBT housing discrimination in Brazil

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Current status
Unknown

Equal age of consent in Brazil

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Current status
(since Dec 7, 1940)
Equal
Age of consent = 14 years old
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Blood donations by MSMs in Brazil

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Current status
(since 1993)
Banned (6-month deferral)

Right to change legal gender in Brazil

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Conversion therapy in Brazil

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Current status
(since 1999)
Banned
Banned by Brazil's Federal Psychology Council: "psychologists shall not collaborate in events or services offering treatment and cure for homosexuality."
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