Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Peru

Equality Index ?
76 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
91 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
45 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1987
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2012
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Illegal
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationGender identity only
Since 2021
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2020
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2010
Varies by Region
Since 2008
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 1836
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
61% Approve
0%
21% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
64% Approve
0%
38% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
67% Good Place
0%
40% 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
51% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
66% Support marriage or legal recognition
16% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
51% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
19% Not much/not at all
71% A great deal/fair amount
10% Not much/not at all
81% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
84% Strongly/somewhat agree
13% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
59% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
54% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
39% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
46% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
26% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
64% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
10% Against
68% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
73% Agree
21% Disagree
41% Agree
52% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
17% Agree
52% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(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
28% Approve
72% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
39% Approve
61% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
57% Yes
25% No
29% Yes
43% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
83% Support
11% Oppose
62% Support
30% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
49% Yes
34% No
29% Yes
53% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
28% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
9% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
56% Did not mention homosexuals
44% Mentioned homosexuals
"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
35% Good place
55% 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
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
5% Justifiable
69% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
51% Did not mention homosexuals
49% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
17% Justifiable
37% Not justifiable
11% Justifiable
57% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
73% Did not mention homosexuals
27% Mentioned homosexuals
46% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
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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