How Argentina Became a Leader in LGBT Rights

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Argentina has become a world-leader in LGBT rights. And it has nothing to do with Madonna’s memorable portrayal of the famed former first lady, Eva Perón.

Homosexuality has been legal in the country since 1887. In 2010, it became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage. And in 2012, it became legal to change one’s gender without surgery. Not to mention other hot topics such as blood donation, adoption, anti-discrimination policies all checking out in favour of us homos.

According to Equaldex, when Argentineans were asked “Should society accept homosexuality?”, 77% said “Yes”!

How did Argentina become so progressive, you ask. Well, it’s difficult to say exactly, but four key factors seem to play the largest roles.
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Patagonia: Choose your own adventure.

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Our very own Kevin & Rob are hosting parallel Patagonia tours:

Patagonia: Argentine Glacier & Chilean Eco-Camp (AKA Adventure)
Join Kevin on an epic adventure featuring some of the region’s most rigorous treks. Your sweat and tears won’t be for naught – it’ll be worth it once you reach unimaginable vantage points worthy of a National Geographic cover. We’ll end each day at Eco-Camp, recently rated the SECOND BEST HOTEL IN SOUTH AMERICA!

Patagonia: Argentine Glaciers & Estancia Cristina (AKA Comfort)
At the same time, Out Adventures’ founder Robert is leading a low-key exploration of the vast region with tours of haunting glaciers, mesmerizing mountains and an unforgettable ranch. We’ll enjoy relaxed boat rides and luxurious accommodations.

Below is a side-by-side comparison of the activities on both tours so you can choose the right experience for you. Oh, and if you really want to milk your time in these southernmost parts, pair either tour with our Antarctica: Gay Expedition, Chile: Grapes Grit & Stargazing tour or both!

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