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LGBT Rights in Amambay department

The laws displayed for Amambay are the same as Paraguay.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
    Censorship
    ✖ State-enforced
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
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Homosexual activity in Amambay

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Homosexual activity in Amambay is legal.

Current status
Since Nov 26, 1997
Legal
The penal code of 1997 is amended from the past penal code in which homosexuality if also legal
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Same-sex marriage in Amambay

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Same-sex marriage in Amambay is unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned.

Current status
Since Dec 18, 1991
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Constitutional Ban.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Amambay

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Amambay is state-enforced.

Current status
Since Oct 5, 2017
State-enforced
On 5 October 2017, the Minister of Education and Science Enrique Riera signed Resolution N┬░ 29664, which prohibits the use of printed and digital materials referring to "gender theory and/or ideology" in educational institutions. Enrique Riera later said he would volunteer to "burn the books in a public square if they contained gender ideology". The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights expressed its concern about the decision and declared that "these types of measures represent a serious omission of the duty of the State to protect children from all forms of violence and discrimination, in all spheres, and especially in school".
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Right to change legal gender in Amambay

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Right to change legal gender in Amambay is illegal.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 2017
Illegal
Full legalization required under 2018 IACHR Ruling. No laws in place.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Amambay

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
Paraguay does not recognize non-binary identities.
Intersex people must be registered as Male or Female.
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LGBT discrimination in Amambay

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LGBT discrimination in Amambay is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There are laws and decrees that mention the prohibition of discrimination regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.
Cases of discrimination have been reported that have been ignored by the authorities.

LGBT employment discrimination in Amambay

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LGBT employment discrimination in Amambay is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 20, 1992
No protections
No protection is afforded specifically for sexual orientation or gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Amambay

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LGBT housing discrimination in Amambay is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 20, 1992
No protections
No protection is afforded for neither gender identity or sexual orientation
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Same-sex adoption in Amambay

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Same-sex adoption in Amambay is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Adoption Law No. 1136 allows adoption by single persons.

There are no laws that explicitly prohibit people from adopting based on their sexual identity.

Paraguay is a "pro-family" country, so it is constant in not allowing non-traditional families to adopt.
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Serving openly in military in Amambay

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Serving openly in military in Amambay is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
There is no official prohibition that prevents the entry of lesbians, gays and bisexuals to the ranks of the Armed Forces and the National Police.

Transgender people are not prohibited in the army but are admitted based on censorship and prior warnings.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Amambay

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Blood donations by MSMs in Amambay is legal.

Current status
Legal
There is no prohibition for MSMs to donate blood, they only need to be a registered blood donors.
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Conversion therapy in Amambay

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Conversion therapy in Amambay is banned.

Current status
Since Nov 7, 2022
Banned
Paraguay prohibits conversion therapy based on sexual choice and identity mentioned in Article 3 of Law No. 7018 on Mental Health.
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Equal age of consent in Amambay

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Equal age of consent in Amambay is unequal.

Current status
Unequal
The general age of consent in Paraguay is 14 years for heterosexual acts and 17 years for homosexual acts.
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