Entry #5441: Homosexual activity in Guyana

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RegionGuyana
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female legal
Start DateMay 1, 2016
End DateSep 6, 2018
Description15 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality. UK is helping to decriminalize homosexuality here. Required legalization under IACHR 2018 Ruling.
Sourceshttps://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/group-seeks-signatures-to-decriminalize-homosexuality-in-ghana-1.3537151 https://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/gay-lesbian-bisexual-relationships-illegal-in-74-countries-a7033666.html
Reports (2)
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Newer law has been passed


Revision History (22)

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Note2 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality. UK is helping to decriminalize homosexuality here. Required legalization under IACHR 2018 Ruling.15 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality. UK is helping to decriminalize homosexuality here. Required legalization under IACHR 2018 Ruling.

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Note2 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality. UK is helping to decriminalize homosexuality here.2 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality. UK is helping to decriminalize homosexuality here. Required legalization under IACHR 2018 Ruling.

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End Date2018-06-262018-06-30
Note2 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality. UK is helping to decriminalize homosexuality here.2 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality. UK is helping to decriminalize homosexuality here.

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female legal
End Date2018-06-232018-06-26
Sourceshttps://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/group-seeks-signatures-to-decriminalize-homosexuality-in-ghana-1.3537151 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/gay-lesbian-bisexual-relationships-illegal-in-74-countries-a7033666.htmlhttps://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/group-seeks-signatures-to-decriminalize-homosexuality-in-ghana-1.3537151 https://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/gay-lesbian-bisexual-relationships-illegal-in-74-countries-a7033666.html

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End Date2018-06-012018-06-13
Sourceshttps://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/group-seeks-signatures-to-decriminalize-homosexuality-in-ghana-1.3537151https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/group-seeks-signatures-to-decriminalize-homosexuality-in-ghana-1.3537151 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/gay-lesbian-bisexual-relationships-illegal-in-74-countries-a7033666.html

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End Date2018-04-222018-05-03

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End Date2018-04-192018-04-22
Note2 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality.2 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality. UK is helping to decriminalize homosexuality here.

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End Date2018-04-122018-04-19
Note2 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President.2 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality.

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End Date2018-03-142018-04-12
Note2 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Locals are trying to get homosexuality decriminalized.2 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President.

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Note2 years to life in prison. Not enforced.2 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Locals are trying to get homosexuality decriminalized.
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/group-seeks-signatures-to-decriminalize-homosexuality-in-ghana-1.3537151

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End Date2017-09-202018-03-14

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Note2 years to life in prison.2 years to life in prison. Not enforced.

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NoteUp to life in prison. not enforced2 years to life in prison.

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End Date2017-08-112017-09-12

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Start Date0000-01-012016-05-01
End Date2017-02-112017-08-11
NoteTwo years to life under buggery law. Up to life in prison. not enforced

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