Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Chile

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
77 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
10% Against
82% Support
8% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
73% Agree
21% Disagree
67% Agree
28% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
72% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
29% Justifiable
28% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
36% Agree
28% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
76% Yes
19% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
65% Approve
35% Disapprove
59% Approve
41% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
67% Approve
34% Disapprove
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
74% Yes
21% No
68% Yes
24% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
25% Not a good place
52% Good place
38% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1887
Legal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2021
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2012
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Intersex only
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Illegal
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2021
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2007
Legal
Since 2014
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2013
Conversion therapyBannedBanned
Since 2021
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Unequal
Since 2014
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