• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned

History

Homosexual activity in Uruguay

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Current status
(since Dec 4, 1933)
Legal
Homosexual activity is legal according to the Uruguay Penal Code.
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Same-sex marriage in Uruguay

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Current status
(since Apr 10, 2013)
Legal
Same-sex marriage became legal in Uruguay after the passing of the Equal Marriage Act. Uruguay became the twelfth country in the world to legalize gay marriage and the second Latin American country, after Argentina.
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Right to change legal gender in Uruguay

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Current status
(since Oct 13, 2009)
Legal, but requires surgery
Individuals above the age of 12 are able to change their name on all official documents, from birth certificates to passports, to reflect the gender of their choice.
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Same-sex adoption in Uruguay

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Current status
(since Sep 10, 2009)
Legal
In 2009, Uruguay became the first Latin American country to allow same-sex couples to adopt children.
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LGBT discrimination in Uruguay

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Current status
(since Jul 15, 2003)
Illegal
In 2003 Discrimination protection was extended to Sexual orientation and Gender identity in the penal code. In 2004, an official anti-discrimination bill was passed that includes provisions for sexual orientations and gender identities
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LGBT employment discrimination in Uruguay

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Current status
(since Aug 18, 2004)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Uruguay

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Current status
(since Aug 18, 2004)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Uruguay

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Current status
(since 2009)
Legal
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Equal age of consent in Uruguay

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Current status
(since Dec 4, 1933)
Equal
The age of consent in Uruguay is 15 years old regardless of the type of intercourse.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Uruguay

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Current status
Legal
No restrictions about gay sex
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Current status
Legal
No restrictions about gay sex
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Conversion therapy in Uruguay

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Current status
(since Oct 26, 2016)
Banned
No
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