The law in effect sinceimposes penalties for acts of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, and since gender expression. Archived from the original on 23 June In the National Organization of Gendarmeries ordered the end to disciplinary sanctions against inmates which prevented them to dress accordingly to their gender identity. Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional. In Chilethe age at which there are no restrictions for sexual activities is 18while the minimum age of consent is
The Chamber of Deputies passed the bill on January 17,
LGBT rights in Chile
The Migration and Immigration bill bans discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Previously, in MayMarcia was the first person in the country to undergo a sex reassignment surgery. The Chamber of Deputies passed the bill on January 17, The resolution, signed by Defense Minister Jorge Burgosestablished the government as responsible for creating a more inclusive armed services. In Decembera court ordered the Municipality of Talca to compensate three former employees who had been dismissed because of their sexual orientation.
Other articles within the penal code regulate other sexual interactions Articles bis,bis, ter, quarter. It allows citizens to file anti-discrimination lawsuits and requires the State to develop public policies to end discrimination. The court ruling also requires the Mayor Juan Castro Prieto and other officials to be trained in human rights. Retrieved 19 September From latethe Gender Identity Law will allow transgender people over the age of 14 to legally change their name and gender on all official documents. After five years of debate in Congress,        on September 5,the Senate approved the bill by 26 votes in favor and 14 against.