Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Belgium

Equality Index ?
76 / 100
77 / 100
Legal Index ?
91 / 100
91 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
63 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1987
Legal
Since 1944
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2012
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationGender identity only
Since 2021
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2006
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2010
Banned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 1985
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
61% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
64% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
67% Good Place
0%
78% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
67% Favor
26% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
24% Strongly/somewhat disagree
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
81% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
72% Strongly/somewhat agree
19% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
19% Not much/not at all
71% A great deal/fair amount
19% Not much/not at all
60% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
62% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
49% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
26% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
10% Against
84% Support
7% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
73% Agree
21% Disagree
72% Agree
21% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
76% Yes
19% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
42% Rare
57% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
46% Rare
49% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
82% Agree
17% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
70% Yes
29% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
65% Approve
35% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
57% Yes
25% No
Region not surveyed
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
83% Support
11% Oppose
78% Support
11% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
49% Yes
34% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
28% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
74% Yes
21% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
25% Not a good place
74% Good place
12% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
30% Justifiable
32% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
84% Did not mention homosexuals
16% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
17% Justifiable
37% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
73% Did not mention homosexuals
27% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
10% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
61% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
3% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
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