Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Venezuela

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
50 / 100
Legal Index ?
97 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
47 / 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
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"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
39% Approve
61% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
64% Approve
36% Disapprove
49% Approve
51% Disapprove
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
74% Yes
21% No
51% Yes
42% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
68% Good place
25% Not a good place
47% Good place
43% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1987
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Unrecognized
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2012
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by RegionSexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2007
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2017
Conversion therapyBannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 1998
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