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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #34 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(25.3%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (61.8%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #44 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(54.5%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (12.6%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #33 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(35.7%) Disagree
Agree (31.2%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #19 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(49%) No
Yes (43%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #55 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(58%) Not a good place
Good place (31%)

History

Homosexual activity in Bolivia

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Homosexual activity in Bolivia is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 6, 2009
Legal
There are no laws specifically prohibiting homosexual activities
Sources:
Bolivian 2009 Constitution (In Spanish) - pdba.georgetown.edu/Constit…
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Same-sex marriage in Bolivia

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Same-sex marriage in Bolivia is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Jan 25, 2009
Unrecognized
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Bolivia

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Bolivia is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Bolivia, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Bolivia

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Right to change legal gender in Bolivia is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Nov 26, 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
New announcement made by the Justice Ministers means transgender people will be able to change their name and gender on official IDs. It is unclear whether surgery will be required or not.
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Dec 18, 2003–Nov 26, 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
Article 21 was amended in 2003 so that legal sex can be rectified to correct for "errors" without changing other details in the civil registry.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Bolivia

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Bolivia is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Bolivia

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LGBT discrimination in Bolivia is illegal.

Current status
Since Oct 8, 2010
Illegal
The law against racism and all other forms of discrimination, in article 5a explicitly includes sexual orientation and (gender) identity.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Bolivia

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LGBT employment discrimination in Bolivia is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Oct 8, 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Discrimination is protected for sexual orientation and gender identity as per the law against racism and discrimination of any kind.
Sources:
Same as LGBT Discrimination section
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LGBT housing discrimination in Bolivia

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LGBT housing discrimination in Bolivia is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Oct 8, 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Discrimination is protected for sexual orientation and gender identity as per the law against racism and discrimination of any kind.
Sources:
Same as LGBT discrimination section
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Same-sex adoption in Bolivia

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Same-sex adoption in Bolivia is single only.

Current status
Since Mar 12, 2002
Single only
The adoption requirement does not allow for unmarried couples or single parents of any form to apply for adoption of children.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Bolivia

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Bolivia is legal.

Current status
Since Feb 13, 2002
Legal
Serving as openly homosexual was never illegal in the military penal code. This provision was strengthened with the anti-discrimination provision proposed in 2010
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Blood donations by MSMs in Bolivia

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Blood donations by MSMs in Bolivia is legal.

Current status
Since Jul 10, 2019
Legal
The ban on MSM for donating blood was lifted.
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Conversion therapy in Bolivia

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Conversion therapy in Bolivia is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
announced at a gala. Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Equal age of consent in Bolivia

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Equal age of consent in Bolivia is equal.

Current status
Since Oct 29, 1999
Equal
Age of consent for Anal or Vaginal sex is 14 years old.
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