BECAUSE IT'S THE LAW.
LGBT rights in Portugal are among the best in the world.
Portugal has wide-ranging anti-discrimination laws and is one of the few countries in the world to contain a ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation in Article 13 of its Constitution.
2011 - Portugal’s President ratified the Law of Gender Identity, said to be the most advanced in the world, which simplifies the process of sex and name change for transgender people.
2016 - Same-sex adoption is legal in Portugal.
2010 - Same-sex marriage is legal in Portugal.