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Same-sex sexual activity among consenting adults is legal. In Januarya decree issued by President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski prohibiting all forms of discrimination and hate crimes on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity took effect. In a landmark ruling published on 9 Januarythe 7th Constitutional Court of Lima ruled in favor of recognizing and registering a same-sex marriage, between a Peruvian citizen and a Mexican citizen, performed in Mexico City inthough this ruling was appealed, and is currently before the Supreme Court.

Homosexuality has been used as grounds for separation or divorce. Laws meant to protect "public morals" have also been used against lesbians and gays. In the s, the founding of the organisation Movimiento Homosexual de Lima MHOL managed to bring about at least a slight change in the way the media treated homosexuality. Known LGBT persons may face persecution by the public. During the first Lima pride parade inmost demonstrators wore masks to avoid persecution by the public.

The Moche civilization AD did not regard homosexuality negatively or bore pejorative attitudes Personas con orientacion homosexual marriage it. However, many of these ceramics and artefacts were destroyed by the Spanish who viewed them as "immoral".

The Aymara people regarded homosexuals as supernatural beings and shamans, capable of magic. The Inca Empire 's perception of homosexuality is unclear and is the subject of ongoing debate. Most modern-day documentation about the Incas stems from the Spanish Inquisitionwhich introduced Christianity to Peru and South America and regarded homosexuality as sinful. These reports suggest that male homosexuality was punished in the south and centre of the Inca Empire, possibly by death, but was tolerated in the north.

Others, including Richard Trexlerargue that, while homosexuality was looked down upon by the Incas, documentation for legal punishment of homosexuality is weak, and that such practices were not punished by law. According to certain sources, homosexuality and cross-dressing were tolerated "acts of worship", commonly practised in religious rituals and temples.

Effeminate men were called hualmishcu or warminchu by the Incas. Lesbian relationships, on the other hand, seem to have been highly regarded by Inca society. Lesbians known as holjoshta enjoyed many privileges and could even participate in combats and Personas con orientacion homosexual marriage given the possibility of maintaining promiscuous relations between themselves. Male and female prostitution also existed in the Inca Empire.

Prostitutes were known as pampayruna. Female prostitutes were regarded with contempt. Women were not allowed to talk to them, or otherwise they would be publicly shavedand married men who had sexual relations with them would be punished by having their hands and Personas con orientacion homosexual marriage tied and then being judged by their's wife's family.

Despite this, they seem to have been highly valued by unmarried young men. Male prostitutes, on the other hand, seem to have been treated with certain privileges. They lived in temples with the women and dressed in garments, and were particularly liked by noblemen. Indeed, Francisco de Toledo and other Spaniards were reportedly "horrified" to find that homosexuality and premarital sex were practised by the Incas upon their arrival in the 16th century.

In Peru, consensual same-sex sexual activity has been legal since the enactment of the Penal Code. According to articlesomeone committing sodomy would be imprisoned, with the same penalties as imposed on the perpetrators of crimes related to rape and statutory rape. Prior to the Peruvian general electiontwo of the presidential candidates, Keiko Fujimori and Alejandro Toledoexpressed their support for civil unions for same-sex couples, [16] [17] but neither of them were elected.

The Personas con orientacion homosexual marriage of the election, Ollanta Humalahad stated that he opposed legal recognition for same-sex couples. The bill was scheduled to be debated on 7 April in front of the Commission of Justice and Human Rights, but ultimately was postponed until after Easter.

After the debate, politician Personas con orientacion homosexual marriage Brucewho had earlier stated publicly that he was gay, decided that his original civil union bill providing same-sex couples with more comprehensive rights should be voted on separately from the other proposals.

More than one bill allowing for the recognition of same-sex relationships was scheduled to be discussed in the following parliamentary session, which began in August, though the debate was eventually postponed once more.

In mid-Decemberduring the last week of the legislative year, it was announced that the bill would be the first thing on the Government's agenda in the new parliamentary session, which began in early March One senator called for Congress to reconsider the bill and the motion was scheduled for a vote on 17 March, but the meeting was suspended due to a lack of attendance by senators.

Also on the agenda was an alternate proposal called a solidary union which was scheduled for a vote within two weeks, though the meeting never materialised.

Personas con orientacion homosexual marriage

Congressmen Carlos Bruce and Alberto de Belaunde, from the center-right party Peruvians for Changereintroduced a civil union bill in Congress in late November President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced his support for same-sex civil unions during his presidential campaign.

On 14 Februarya bill legalizing same-sex marriage was introduced in the Peruvian Congress. Mrs Huilca said that the legislation was not about "creating ad hoc legal recognition" for same-sex couples but to extend equal rights.

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