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LGBT Rights in Tungurahua Province

Tungurahua is governed by federal Ecuador law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal

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History

Homosexual activity in Tungurahua

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Homosexual activity in Tungurahua is legal.

Current status
Since Nov 27, 1997
Legal
Article 516 of the code which criminalizes homosexual activity (from 4-8 years imprisonment) was repealed in 1997.
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Same-sex marriage in Tungurahua

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Same-sex marriage in Tungurahua is legal.

Current status
Since Jul 8, 2019
Legal
Civil marriage between same-sex couples is already a right acquired in Ecuador. On the night of July 8, 2019, sentences 10-18-CN / 19 and 11-18-CN / 19 of the Constitutional Court were published in the Official Gazette.

Oct 20, 2008–Jul 8, 2019
Civil unions
Although marriage is still defined as a union between a man and a woman, article 68 of the 2008 constitution also state:
The stable and monogamous union between two persons without any other marriage ties who have a common-law home, for the lapse of time and under the conditions and circumstances provided for by law, shall enjoy the same rights and obligations of those families bound by formal marriage ties.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tungurahua

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tungurahua is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Tungurahua is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Since Feb 4, 2016
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2016, transgender persons are allowed to change their birth name and gender identity (instead of the sex assigned at birth) on legal documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Tungurahua

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Tungurahua is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Ecuador does not currently legally recognize non-binary identities.
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LGBT discrimination in Tungurahua

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LGBT discrimination in Tungurahua is illegal.

Current status
Since Jun 5, 1998
Illegal
In the 1998 constitution, article 23.3 extended discrimination protection to sexual orientations. In its 2008 constitution included gender identity in its protection in article 11.2
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LGBT employment discrimination in Tungurahua

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LGBT employment discrimination in Tungurahua is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since Apr 20, 2015
Sexual orientation only
In 2015, a labor reform made it illegal for employers to discriminate against people due to their sexual orientation.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Tungurahua

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

Current status
Since Jun 5, 1998
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under article 11.2
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Same-sex adoption in Tungurahua

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Same-sex adoption in Tungurahua is single only.

Current status
Since Oct 20, 2008
Single only
Under article 68 of the 2008 constitution, adoption is explicitly only grated to different-sex unions. Singles can still apply for adoption.
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Oct 20, 2008–-0001
Single only
Under article 68 of the 2008 constitution, adoption is explicitly only grated to different-sex unions. Singles can still apply for adoption.
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Serving openly in military in Tungurahua

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Serving openly in military in Tungurahua is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Tungurahua

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Blood donations by MSMs in Tungurahua is legal.

Current status
Legal
According to Wikipedia.
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Conversion therapy in Tungurahua

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Conversion therapy in Tungurahua is banned.

Current status
Since Jan 5, 2014
Banned
government there just started cracking down.
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Equal age of consent in Tungurahua

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Equal age of consent in Tungurahua is equal.

Current status
Since Nov 27, 1997
Equal
The age of consent in Ecuador is 14, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. (Penal Code, Art 512)
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