Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas is governed by federal Ecuador law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, no restrictions
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Homosexual activity in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas 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Article 516 of the code which criminalizes homosexual activity (from 4-8 years imprisonment) was repealed in 1997.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 Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Same-sex marriage in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas 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 (marriage rights)
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 Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas 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 Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Right to change legal gender in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas is legal, no restrictions.

Current status
Since Feb 4, 2016
Legal, no restrictions
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 Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas 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 Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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LGBT discrimination in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas 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 Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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LGBT employment discrimination in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas 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 Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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LGBT housing discrimination in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Currently no protections.
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Same-sex adoption in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Same-sex adoption in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas 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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Serving openly in military in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Serving openly in military in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Blood donations by MSMs in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas is legal.

Current status
Legal
According to Wikipedia.
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Conversion therapy in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Conversion therapy in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas is banned.

Current status
Since Jan 5, 2014
Banned
government there just started cracking down.
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Equal age of consent in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

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Equal age of consent in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas 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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