• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Employment Discrimination
    Varies by Region
  • Housing Discrimination
    Varies by Region
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned

Public Opinion

"Should Society Accept Homosexuality?"

Argentina ranks #9 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 4, 2013)
(21%) No
Yes (74%)

History

Homosexual activity in Argentina

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Current status
(since 1887)
Legal
Homosexual activity is legal in Argentina.
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Same-sex marriage in Argentina

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Current status
(since Jul 15, 2010)
Legal
In 2010, Argentina became the first country in Latin America to legalize gay marriage. The Senate passed the bill by a narrow margin (33 votes in favor, 27 against, and 3 abstained).
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Right to change legal gender in Argentina

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Current status
(since May 24, 2012)
Legal, surgery not required
People have a right to change their legal gender without approval from a doctor or a judge. Sex reassignment surgery and hormonal treatments are not required, but they are provided by the state for free to anyone who requests them.
Several people had had their legal gender changed before the Gender Identity Law through court decisions, including popular actress, TV host and trans woman Flor de la V.
Sources:
Gender Identity Law [Spanish]: boletinoficial.gov.ar/Aviso…
New York Times [English]: nytimes.com/2012/05/25/worl…
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Same-sex adoption in Argentina

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Current status
(since Jul 15, 2010)
Legal
Same-sex adoption is legal in Argentina.

LGBT discrimination in Argentina

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Current status
(since Feb 27, 2009)
Illegal in some contexts
Argentina recognizes international convention on human rights. LGBT individuals are explicitly protected in the military code but is not explicitly included in the general discrimination protection code.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Argentina

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Current status
Varies by Region
No
Sources:
No
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Sexual orientation and gender identity

  1. Buenos Aires
  2. Santa Fe

Sexual orientation only

  1. Río Negro
  2. Santa Cruz

No protections

  1. Catamarca
  2. Chaco
  3. Chubut
  4. Corrientes
  5. Córdoba
  6. Entre Ríos
  7. Formosa
  8. Jujuy
  9. La Pampa
  10. La Rioja
  11. Mendoza
  12. Misiones
  13. Neuquén
  14. Salta
  15. San Juan
  16. San Luis
  17. Santiago del Estero
  18. Tierra del Fuego

LGBT housing discrimination in Argentina

?
Current status
Varies by Region
No
Sources:
No
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Sexual orientation and gender identity

  1. Buenos Aires
  2. Santa Fe

Sexual orientation only

  1. Río Negro
  2. Santa Cruz

No protections

  1. Catamarca
  2. Chaco
  3. Chubut
  4. Corrientes
  5. Córdoba
  6. Entre Ríos
  7. Entre Ríos
  8. Formosa
  9. Jujuy
  10. La Pampa
  11. La Rioja
  12. Mendoza
  13. Misiones
  14. Neuquén

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Argentina

?
Current status
(since 2007)
Legal
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Equal age of consent in Argentina

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Current status
(since 2001)
Equal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Argentina

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Current status
(since Sep 16, 2015)
Legal
Ban on donation was lifted
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Jun 13, 2006–Sep 16, 2015
Banned (1-year deferral)
Federal regulations ban MSMs from donating blood, but it has been legal in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires since July 2013.
A bill that would strike down the federal ban in other regions was passed by the lower house of Congress, but it was never considered by the Senate.
Sources:
National Institute against Discrimination, Xenophobia and Racism [Spanish]: inadi.gob.ar/2012/06/donaci…
Buenos Aires city law - La Nación [Spanish]: lanacion.com.ar/1598266-mod…
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Conversion therapy in Argentina

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Current status
Banned
Under national ban.
Sources:
No
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