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LGBT Rights in Escuintla Department

Escuintla is governed by federal Guatemala law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    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
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    Ambiguous
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal

Public Opinion

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History

Homosexual activity in Escuintla

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Homosexual activity in Escuintla is legal.

Current status
Since 1871
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Escuintla

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Same-sex marriage in Escuintla 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 Escuintla

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Escuintla 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 Escuintla

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Right to change legal gender in Escuintla is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
According to ILGA laws in force in Guatemala do not allow for gender marker change in identification documents.

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Escuintla

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Escuintla is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Missing non-binary options.
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LGBT discrimination in Escuintla

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LGBT discrimination in Escuintla is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There are no laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination. The Children Act (1996) that prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation was repealed in 2003.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Escuintla

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LGBT employment discrimination in Escuintla is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There are no laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Escuintla

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LGBT housing discrimination in Escuintla is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There are no laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination.
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Same-sex adoption in Escuintla

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Same-sex adoption in Escuintla is single only.

Current status
Since Dec 31, 2007
Single only
Adoption Law 77/2007 Article 13.
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Serving openly in military in Escuintla

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Serving openly in military in Escuintla is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Only 22 countries allow Trans service, Guatemala is not one of them
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Blood donations by MSMs in Escuintla

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Blood donations by MSMs in Escuintla is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No data available.
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Conversion therapy in Escuintla

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Conversion therapy in Escuintla is not banned.

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

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Equal age of consent in Escuintla is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1871
Equal
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