Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Argentina

Equality Index ?
1 / 100
76 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
91 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
2 / 100
61 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1987
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2012
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2021
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Gender identity only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Varies by Region
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2010
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2020
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2015
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2010
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2001
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
61% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
64% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
67% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
67% Favor
26% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
24% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
78% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
19% Not much/not at all
71% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
26% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
82% Support
10% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
73% Agree
21% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
37% Agree
19% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
76% Yes
19% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
65% Approve
35% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
57% Yes
25% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
83% Support
11% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
49% Yes
34% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
28% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
74% Yes
21% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
68% Good place
25% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
30% Justifiable
32% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
84% Did not mention homosexuals
16% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
19% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
17% Justifiable
37% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
73% Did not mention homosexuals
27% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
61% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
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