Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Turkey

Equality Index ?
76 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
91 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
34 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1987
Legal
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2012
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationGender identity only
Since 2021
Sexual orientation only
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionNo protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2020
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2010
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 1858
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%
13% 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
35% Strongly/somewhat agree
51% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
42% Support marriage or legal recognition
30% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
34% Strongly/somewhat agree
50% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
19% Not much/not at all
71% A great deal/fair amount
16% Not much/not at all
65% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
59% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
48% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
48% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% 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
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
26% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
3% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
21% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
82% Support
10% Against
43% Support
25% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
73% Agree
21% Disagree
39% Agree
44% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
17% Agree
54% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
76% Yes
19% No
25% Yes
57% 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
17% Yes
59% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
83% Support
11% Oppose
72% Support
21% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
49% Yes
34% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
28% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
2% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
15% Did not mention homosexuals
85% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
74% Yes
21% No
9% Yes
78% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
25% Not a good place
11% Good place
68% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
30% Justifiable
32% Not justifiable
1% Justifiable
85% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
84% Did not mention homosexuals
16% Mentioned homosexuals
12% Did not mention homosexuals
88% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
10% Did not mention homosexuals
90% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
17% Justifiable
37% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
73% Did not mention homosexuals
27% Mentioned homosexuals
10% Did not mention homosexuals
90% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
10% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
2% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
61% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
8% Did not mention homosexuals
92% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
3% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
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