Retrieved 15 May Since Oct Untilin Chile there is no specific law in force that regulates a procedure, nor specific requirements, to achieve the change of legal gender in the documents. For unmarried persons over 18 years of age, the change is requested by submitting a request to the Civil Registry and Identification Service, without being required to prove hormone replacement therapy or undergo sex reassignment surgery. In November we have another annual parade called Open Mind Fest, which is one big electronic street party, sponsored by Movilh. Despite this relative openness, rejection outside these circles was widespread, so many important authors hide their homosexuality in society. Chilean law stipulates that single people are allowed to adopt, regardless of their sexual orientation.
Social attitudes Prejudice Violence.
Although Chile has been considered a conservative country regarding homosexuality, according to several studies, this perception has changed considerably in society through the years. According to this number, for every 11 female there is one transsexual woman, while for every 30 male there is one transsexual man. In addition, to become effective, the law establishes the creation of two regulations that include gender transition accompaniment programs for minors, and another on the requirements and accreditation for the change of name and registered sex.
Legal, but requires surgery.