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LGBT Rights in Izabal Department

The laws displayed for Izabal are the same as Guatemala.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    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
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Homosexual activity in Izabal

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Homosexual activity in Izabal is legal.

Current status
Since 1871
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Izabal

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Same-sex marriage in Izabal 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 Izabal

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Izabal 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 Izabal

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

Current status
Since Dec 4, 2017
Legal, surgery not required
Missing non binary options on documents.
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Until Dec 4, 2017
Illegal
Just legal to change name due your gender identity but illegal to change gender mark.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Izabal

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

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

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LGBT discrimination in Izabal 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 Izabal

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LGBT employment discrimination in Izabal 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 Izabal

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LGBT housing discrimination in Izabal 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 Izabal

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Same-sex adoption in Izabal 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 Izabal

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Serving openly in military in Izabal is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Izabal

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Blood donations by MSMs in Izabal is legal.

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

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Conversion therapy in Izabal is not banned.

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

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Equal age of consent in Izabal is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1871
Equal
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