Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Japan

Equality Index ?
76 / 100
64 / 100
Legal Index ?
91 / 100
72 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
56 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1987
Legal
Since 1881
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Civil unions (limited rights)
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2012
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationGender identity only
Since 2021
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Ambiguous
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 1947
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2011
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2010
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 1947
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%
34% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
67% Favor
26% Oppose
68% Favor
26% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
24% Strongly/somewhat disagree
66% Strongly/somewhat agree
19% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
69% Support marriage or legal recognition
9% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
59% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
19% Not much/not at all
71% A great deal/fair amount
27% Not much/not at all
46% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
69% Strongly/somewhat agree
16% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
17% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
52% Strongly/somewhat agree
26% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
41% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
26% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
43% Justifiable
15% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
71% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
10% Against
69% Support
6% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
73% Agree
21% Disagree
68% Agree
20% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
44% Agree
10% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
76% Yes
19% No
68% Yes
22% 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
33% Yes
27% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
83% Support
11% Oppose
56% Support
18% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
49% Yes
34% No
28% Yes
30% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
28% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
23% Justifiable
28% Not justifiable
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
54% Yes
36% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
25% Not a good place
28% Good place
39% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
30% Justifiable
32% Not justifiable
19% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
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
16% Justifiable
39% Not justifiable
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
10% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
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
4% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
61% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
31% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
3% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
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