Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Peru

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
57 / 100
Public Opinion
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
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
64% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
9% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
17% Agree
52% 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
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
"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
35% Good place
55% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1887
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Since 2006
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
Unknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1993
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2007
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Conversion therapyBannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 1836
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