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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    Unknown
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition

Ranked #17 out of 27 countries surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
(18%) Against
Support (68%)

Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt

Ranked #24 out of 27 countries surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
(52%) Disagree
Agree (41%)

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #37 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?"

(35%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (63.7%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #52 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."

(64.9%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (9.1%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #47 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

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

(51.6%) Disagree
Agree (16.9%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #50 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?"

(55%) Not a good place
Good place (35%)

History

Homosexual activity in Peru

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Homosexual activity in Peru is legal.

Current status
Since Apr 3, 1991
Legal
The new penal code adopted in 1991 did not mention if homosexuality was illegal.
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Same-sex marriage in Peru

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

Current status
Since Oct 31, 2006
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Article 5 Chapter 2 of the Peruvian constitution defines marriage to be a "stable union" between a man and a woman.
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Oct 31, 2006–Sep 5, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Gay Marriage Pending and Unions. Gay Unions might be legal in 2018.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Peru

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Peru is no censorship.

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

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

Current status
Since Oct 15, 2016
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2016. Missing non binary options.
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Until Oct 15, 2016
Illegal
Legal change of gender is currently illegal
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Peru

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Peru

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LGBT discrimination in Peru is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 31, 1993
No protections
Even though the constitution states that people should not be discriminated due to "any reasons", there are no specific provision for sexual orientations or gender identities.
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Jan 7, 20172017
Illegal
Legislative Decree #1323 states that crimes motivated by intolerance or discrimination including sexual orientation and gender identity will receive stronger penalizations.
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Until Sep 15, 2016
Illegal
Under 2016 revision of their criminal code.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Peru

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

Current status
Since Feb 1, 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the Revised Peru Criminal Code.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Peru

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

Current status
Since Feb 1, 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Peru

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Same-sex adoption in Peru is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Peru

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Peru is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 10, 2009
Legal
The Constitutional Court ruled that ones sexual orientation and gender identity is not good grounds to terminate service in the police or the military
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Blood donations by MSMs in Peru

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Blood donations by MSMs in Peru is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restriction about gay sex.
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Conversion therapy in Peru

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Conversion therapy in Peru is not banned.

Current status
Since Aug 24, 2015
Not banned
Not criminalized.
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Equal age of consent in Peru

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Equal age of consent in Peru is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1836
Equal
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