East Berbice-Corentyne is governed by federal Guyana law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Male illegal, female uncertain
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Homosexual activity in East Berbice-Corentyne is male illegal, female uncertain.

Current status
Since May 1, 2016
Male illegal, female uncertain
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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Until Apr 30, 2016
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
A slender majority of Guyanese support the "buggery law"
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Same-sex marriage in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Same-sex marriage in East Berbice-Corentyne is banned.

Current status
Banned
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in East Berbice-Corentyne is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Guyana, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Right to change legal gender in East Berbice-Corentyne is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Only place in south America that criminalizes this. currently being reviewed by the Caribbean court of Justice. Decriminalized cross dressing in 2018.

People cannot legally change their gender in Guyana.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in East Berbice-Corentyne is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Guyana does not allow people to legally change their gender.
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LGBT discrimination in East Berbice-Corentyne

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LGBT discrimination in East Berbice-Corentyne is no protections.

Current status
Since Feb 20, 1980
No protections
There have been measures proposed during 2000 and 2003 to include sexual orientations and gender identities in grounds to protect against discriminations but these measures failed.
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LGBT employment discrimination in East Berbice-Corentyne

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LGBT employment discrimination in East Berbice-Corentyne is no protections.

Current status
Since Feb 20, 1980
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in East Berbice-Corentyne

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LGBT housing discrimination in East Berbice-Corentyne is no protections.

Current status
Since Feb 20, 1980
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Same-sex adoption in East Berbice-Corentyne is single only.

Current status
Since Oct 6, 2017
Single only
Homosexuality is currently illegal. Legalization pending.
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Serving openly in military in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Serving openly in military in East Berbice-Corentyne is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2012
Legal
Completely legal since Jan 1, 2012.
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Blood donations by MSMs in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Blood donations by MSMs in East Berbice-Corentyne is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions that I know of.
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Conversion therapy in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Conversion therapy in East Berbice-Corentyne is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized.
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Equal age of consent in East Berbice-Corentyne

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Equal age of consent in East Berbice-Corentyne is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
(See sources listed for homosexual activity.)
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