Compare LGBT Rights in Argentina & Zimbabwe

Equality Index ?
76 / 100
21 / 100
Legal Index ?
91 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
9 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1987
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2006
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Banned
Since 1964
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2012
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1980
LGBT employment discriminationGender identity only
Since 2021
Ambiguous
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionAmbiguous
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2010
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2020
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2010
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Female equal, male N/A
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%
9% 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
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Support marriage or legal recognition
8% Against
Region not surveyed
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
71% Strongly/somewhat agree
22% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
19% Not much/not at all
71% A great deal/fair amount
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
65% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
26% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
6% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
91% Did not mention homosexuals
9% Mentioned homosexuals
10% Did not mention homosexuals
89% Mentioned homosexuals
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
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
37% Agree
19% Disagree
8% Agree
86% 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
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
19% Yes
59% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
8% Tolerate
90% Not tolerate
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
83% Support
11% Oppose
Region not surveyed
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
1% Justifiable
86% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
10% Did not mention homosexuals
90% 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
5% Good place
82% 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
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
0% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
33% Did not mention homosexuals
67% 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
Region not surveyed
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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