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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
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Homosexual activity in Belize

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Homosexual activity in Belize is legal.

Current status
Since Aug 10, 2016
Legal
Just got legalized.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 2003–Aug 10, 2016
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
The Section 53 of the Belize Criminal Code states that all kinds of sexual acts, except for the natural sex, are illegal. People found guilty are liable for a 10-year imprisonment. "Every person who has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any person ... shall be liable to imprisonment for 10 years." Moreover, homosexual immigrants are prohibited an entry to the country.
Sources:
belizelaw.org/web/lawadmin/… (Section 53)
Added by Asher  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Belize

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Same-sex marriage in Belize is not legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2003
Not legal
Homosexuality is illegal in Belize.
Sources:
"http://76crimes.com/2013/05/07/belize-challenge-to-anti-gay-law-140-characters-at-a-time/
theguardian.com/world/2013/…
Added by danlev  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 2003–Sep 8, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Latin American court ruled that all countries in Latin America have to legalize Gay Marriage. Gay marriage pending. Under 2018 IACHR Ruling.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Belize

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Belize is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Belize, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
Added by equaldex  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Belize

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Right to change legal gender in Belize is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Full legalization required under 2018 IACHR ruling. Legalization pending.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT discrimination in Belize

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LGBT discrimination in Belize is illegal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Illegal
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Belize

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LGBT employment discrimination in Belize is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Full protections since 2016
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Belize

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LGBT housing discrimination in Belize is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Belize

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Belize is legal.

Current status
Legal
No laws making it illegal and they have discrimination protections.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Belize

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Same-sex adoption in Belize is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Belize

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Equal age of consent in Belize is equal.

Current status
Since Aug 10, 2016
Equal
got equalized when the supreme court struck down the sodomy law.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Belize

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Blood donations by MSMs in Belize is legal.

Current status
Legal
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Belize

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Conversion therapy in Belize is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log