LGBT rights in Guinea

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LGBT rights in Guinea
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Illegal[1]
6 months to 3 years imprisonment, fine; maximum penalty must be used if committed with a person under 21[1]
Gender identity/expression -

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Guinea face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is illegal in Guinea.

Laws against homosexuality

Article 325 prohibits same-sex acts with a maximum penalty of 3 years imprisonment and a fine of up to 1 million Guinean francs.[2] This maximum penalty is enforced if one of the offenders are under 21 years of age. Article 326/327 can punish offenders who publicly commit an "act of indecency".[2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Ottosson, Daniel (May 2008). State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults Page 16. International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). Retrieved on 2009-05-05.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Spartacus International Gay Guide, page 1217. Bruno Gmunder Verlag, 2007.

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