Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Ecuador

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
68 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
10% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
73% Agree
21% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
69% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
18% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
28% Agree
44% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
76% Yes
19% No
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
74% Yes
21% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
25% Not a good place
52% Good place
40% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1887
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2012
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Since 1998
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1998
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Single only
Since 2008
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Conversion therapyBannedBanned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Since 1997
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