Compare LGBT Rights in French Guiana & Guyana

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Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
21% Approve
79% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
26% Approve
74% Disapprove
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1791
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2016
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
No protections
Since 1980
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1980
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionLegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2022
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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