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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #43 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(40.1%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (59.9%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #41 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(53.9%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (19.1%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #42 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(43.9%) Disagree
Agree (24.8%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #66 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(65%) Not a good place
Good place (29%)

History

Homosexual activity in Guatemala

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Homosexual activity in Guatemala is legal.

Current status
Since 1871
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Guatemala

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Same-sex marriage in Guatemala is unrecognized.

Current status
Since May 29, 1995
Unrecognized
Article 78 of the civil code defines marriage to be a union between a man and a woman
Sources:
ifes.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Constitutional%20Law/1996/IFES_28/CON00118.pdf
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May 29, 1995–Sep 17, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Required by 2018 ruling by IACHR Ruling. Gay Unions pending.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Guatemala

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Guatemala is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Guatemala is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Guatemala

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Guatemala is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Guatemala

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LGBT discrimination in Guatemala is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Apr 1, 1997
Illegal in some contexts
The only part of legal system that protects individuals from LGBT-based discrimination is in the law of children and youth, protecting them from sexual orientation based discrimination (gender identity is not mentioned explicitly)
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LGBT employment discrimination in Guatemala

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

Current status
Since May 17, 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Full discrimination protections. As well under hate crime laws.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Guatemala

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

Current status
Since Apr 1, 1997
Sexual orientation and gender identity
According to ILGA.
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Same-sex adoption in Guatemala

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Same-sex adoption in Guatemala is single only.

Current status
Single only
under Código de la Niñez y la Juventud. ( code of youth) Legalization pending.
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Serving openly in military in Guatemala

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Serving openly in military in Guatemala is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Guatemala

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Blood donations by MSMs in Guatemala is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions that I know of for this place.
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Conversion therapy in Guatemala

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Conversion therapy in Guatemala is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Guatemala

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Equal age of consent in Guatemala is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1871
Equal
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