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LGBT Rights in Presidente Hayes department

The laws displayed for Presidente Hayes 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
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
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Homosexual activity in Presidente Hayes

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Homosexual activity in Presidente Hayes 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 Presidente Hayes

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Same-sex marriage in Presidente Hayes 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 Presidente Hayes

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Presidente Hayes 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¬į 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 Presidente Hayes

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Right to change legal gender in Presidente Hayes 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 Presidente Hayes

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Presidente Hayes 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 Presidente Hayes

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LGBT discrimination in Presidente Hayes is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since 2016
Illegal in some contexts
Some specific laws and decrees contemplate in their articles the prohibition of discrimination or protection based on sexual orientation or gender identity, such as:

Decree 6973 regulating Law 577/2016 on "Comprehensive protection of women against all forms of violence", in its article 3 on "Protected persons" establishes that the protection of women in situations of violence without any kind of discrimination based on sexual orientation;

Law 6149/2018 on Protection and Facilities for the Naturalization of Stateless Persons, in its article 9 on "Non-discrimination" establishes that: "The authorities will guarantee the free and full exercise of all the rights recognized in this law to the stateless person or applicant for recognition of such a condition that is subject to the jurisdiction of the country, without any discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.";

Law 6534/2020 on the Protection of Personal Credit Data, in its article 3(b) defines as sensitive personal data "Those that refer to the intimate sphere of its owner, or whose improper use may give rise to discrimination or entail a serious risk personal data that may reveal aspects such as <...> data related to health, life, preference or sexual orientation, <...>."
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Nov 23, 20142016
No protections
In 2007, senators Carlos Filizzola and Miguel Abd√≥n Saguier presented the ‚ÄúBill Against All Forms of Discrimination‚ÄĚ, which presents sexual orientation and gender identity as protected categories. In November 2014, after 7 years of being presented, the Senate rejected and definitively archived the project, with 21 votes against, 17 in favor, one abstention and six absences.
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Until Nov 23, 2015
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 Presidente Hayes

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LGBT employment discrimination in Presidente Hayes 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 Presidente Hayes

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LGBT housing discrimination in Presidente Hayes 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 Presidente Hayes

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Same-sex adoption in Presidente Hayes is illegal.

Current status
Since Apr 17, 2020
Illegal
Current Adoption Laws (Law No. 6486/Law No. 1136) do not explicitly prohibit single people from adopting regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. However, Paraguay has declared itself a "Pro-Family and Pro-Life" country and they do not allow and ignore adoptions requested by LGBTQIAP+ people.
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Until Apr 17, 2020
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 Presidente Hayes

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Serving openly in military in Presidente Hayes is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 17, 2010
Legal
In June 2010, the Chamber of Deputies rejected, by 42 votes against and 4 in favor, a bill that would have prohibited the entry of homosexuals into the Public Force, which consists of the military and the police forces.
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Until Jun 17, 2010
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 Presidente Hayes

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Blood donations by MSMs in Presidente Hayes is legal.

Current status
Legal
According to the Ministry of Public Health, MSMs are not prohibited from donating blood.
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Conversion therapy in Presidente Hayes

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Conversion therapy in Presidente Hayes 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 Presidente Hayes

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Equal age of consent in Presidente Hayes 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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