• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    N/A
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Panama

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Current status
(since May 18, 2007)
Legal
Added by vviet93  ·  7 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Panama

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Oct 11, 1972–Jul 6, 2018
Unrecognized
Court decision pending on legalization of gay unions, Marriage.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
(since Oct 11, 1972)
Unrecognized
Article 58 of the 1972 constitution defines marriage as a different-sex union
Added by vviet93  ·  4 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Panama

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Current status
(since Jul 31, 2006)
Legal, but requires surgery
Transgender persons can change their legal gender and name after completion of medical intervention since 2006.
Added by ryanbynes  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Jul 31, 2006–Mar 16, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Not required since 2016. Missing non binary option on documents.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Panama

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Current status
Legal
No restrictions
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LGBT discrimination in Panama

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Oct 11, 1972–May 3, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
there is only protection is sexual orientation protection for employment only.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
(since Oct 11, 1972)
No protections
There are no provision explicitly protecting LGBT people
Added by vviet93  ·  4 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Panama

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Current status
(since May 16, 2017)
Sexual orientation only
Only for sexual orientation. Under the revision of the employment law. As well discrimination protection through human rights institute.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Panama

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Current status
(since Oct 11, 1972)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Panama

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Current status
N/A
Doesn't have military.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Panama

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Panama

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Current status
(since Jul 31, 2008)
Equal
The age of consent is equal at 18.
Added by ryanbynes  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Panama

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Current status
Ambiguous
Not preformed. Conversion therapy ban pending.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log



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