Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Gender-Affirming Care
    ✖ Legal, but banned for minors
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Guinea-Bissau

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Homosexual activity in Guinea-Bissau is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Guinea-Bissau

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Same-sex marriage in Guinea-Bissau is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Apr 23, 1993
Unrecognized
The civil code defines marriage as a union of people with opposite sex
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Guinea-Bissau

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Guinea-Bissau is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Guinea-Bissau is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
There is no procedure in place to allow legal gender recognition for official documents.
Sources:
No laws, thus no source.
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Gender-affirming care in Guinea-Bissau

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Gender-affirming care in Guinea-Bissau is legal, but banned for minors.

Current status
Legal, but banned for minors
Gender-Affirming Care in Guinea-Bissau is legal but banned for minors
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Guinea-Bissau

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
There is no legal recognition.
Sources:
No laws, thus no source.
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LGBT discrimination in Guinea-Bissau

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LGBT discrimination in Guinea-Bissau is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No protections. But 90 percent of people living here said that homosexuality is not an issue.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Guinea-Bissau

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LGBT employment discrimination in Guinea-Bissau is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Guinea-Bissau

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LGBT housing discrimination in Guinea-Bissau is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No protections from discrimination.
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Same-sex adoption in Guinea-Bissau

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Same-sex adoption in Guinea-Bissau is single only.

Current status
Single only
according from a French website. no restrictions known. Missing laws for same sex couples.
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Intersex infant surgery in Guinea-Bissau

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Intersex infant surgery in Guinea-Bissau is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Guinea-Bissau

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Serving openly in military in Guinea-Bissau is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Not a single African country including this one allows trans military service
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Blood donations by MSMs in Guinea-Bissau

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Blood donations by MSMs in Guinea-Bissau is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Guinea-Bissau

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Conversion therapy in Guinea-Bissau is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA World, there's no ban on conversion therapy in Guinea-Bissau.
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Equal age of consent in Guinea-Bissau

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Equal age of consent in Guinea-Bissau is equal.

Current status
Equal
Equalised age of consent at 16.
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LGBT Rights by Region

View the LGBT laws in each individual region of Guinea-Bissau.