LGBT Rights in Kankan Perfecture

Kankan is governed by federal Guinea law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    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
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Kankan

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Homosexual activity in Kankan is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Oct 26, 2016
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
A new Penal Code was adopted in 2016, punishing "unnatural acts" with imprisonment of 6 months to 3 years and/or a fine of 500,000 to 1,000,000 Guinean francs.
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Dec 31, 1988–Oct 25, 2016
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 325 of the Guinea Penal Code states that homosexuality is illegal with punishment being 6 months to three years in prison and a fine of 100,000 to 1,000,000 Guinean francs. If the act was committed with a minor (under 21 years), the individual will face the maximum penalty.
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Same-sex marriage in Kankan

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Same-sex marriage in Kankan is banned.

Current status
Since Dec 31, 1988
Banned
Homosexuality is illegal and same sex marriage is not recognized.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kankan

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kankan is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Kankan is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
No laws allowing a legal gender change.
Sources:
No laws, thus no source.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kankan

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
No legal recognition.
Sources:
No laws, thus no source.
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LGBT discrimination in Kankan

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LGBT discrimination in Kankan is no protections.

Current status
Since Dec 31, 1988
No protections
As homosexual conduct is illegal, discrimination is permitted for these people. The government has also explicitly stated their disapproval of homosexual conducts.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Kankan

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LGBT employment discrimination in Kankan is no protections.

Current status
Since Dec 31, 1988
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Kankan

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LGBT housing discrimination in Kankan is no protections.

Current status
Since Dec 31, 1988
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Kankan

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Same-sex adoption in Kankan is single only.

Current status
Single only
No restrictions as far as I know. Missing laws for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Kankan

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Serving openly in military in Kankan is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
(See sources listed for homosexual activity.)
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Blood donations by MSMs in Kankan

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Blood donations by MSMs in Kankan is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Kankan

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Conversion therapy in Kankan is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
There are now known laws banning conversion therapy in Guinea.
Sources:
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Equal age of consent in Kankan

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Equal age of consent in Kankan is n/a.

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