Compare LGBT Rights in Guyana

Equality Index ?
24 / 100
Legal Index ?
25 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
23 / 100
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female uncertain
Since 2016
Same-sex marriageBanned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1980
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1980
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
21% Approve
79% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
26% Approve
74% Disapprove
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