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LGBT Rights in Bolívar department

The laws displayed for Bolívar are the same as Venezuela.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Homosexual activity in Bolívar

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Homosexual activity in Bolívar is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 5, 1997
Legal
Even though homosexuality was not directly illegal, a law regarding Vagrants and Thugs could have indirectly punished LGBT community. This act was repealed in 1997.
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Same-sex marriage in Bolívar

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Same-sex marriage in Bolívar is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Dec 30, 1999
Unrecognized
Article 77 of the constitution states that marriage is a union between a man and a woman. There are no specific penalty related to same sex cohabitation however.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Bolívar

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Bolívar is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Bolívar is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Not possible. required legalization per 2018 IACHR ruling.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Bolívar

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
Venezuela does not recognize genders other than male and female.
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LGBT discrimination in Bolívar

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LGBT discrimination in Bolívar is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Apr 30, 2012
Illegal in some contexts
Sexual orientation is protected from employment discrimination in the most recently passed law on labor in Venezuela. (Although it has been protected in some form or other since 1996)
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Apr 30, 2012–Jun 7, 2018
Illegal
All discrimination is illegal.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Bolívar

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LGBT employment discrimination in Bolívar is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since Apr 30, 2012
Sexual orientation only
Labour law protects sexual minority individuals from discrimination. Gender identity is not explicitly stated however.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Bolívar

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LGBT housing discrimination in Bolívar is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
There are no specific protections yet there can be exceptions depending on the case.
Sources:
No article especifically for LGTB protection is found in the constitution.
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Same-sex adoption in Bolívar

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Same-sex adoption in Bolívar is single only.

Current status
Single only
Single parents may adopt but same-sex couples won't be recognized as guardians therefore can't adopt
Sources:
Venezuelan Constitution
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Serving openly in military in Bolívar

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Serving openly in military in Bolívar is don't ask, don't tell.

Current status
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
The military will not permit service to open LGBT members
Sources:
Military law in the venezuelan constitution
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Blood donations by MSMs in Bolívar

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Blood donations by MSMs in Bolívar is legal.

Current status
Since Sep 18, 2017
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Bolívar

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Conversion therapy in Bolívar is not banned.

Current status
Since Feb 15, 2018
Not banned
Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Equal age of consent in Bolívar

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Equal age of consent in Bolívar is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1998
Equal
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