LGBT rights in Guinea
|LGBT rights in Guinea|
|Same-sex sexual activity legal?||Illegal|
|6 months to 3 years imprisonment, fine; maximum penalty must be used if committed with a person under 21|
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. 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".
- Behind The Mask â€“ South African LGBT media site: Guinea. Retrieved 2008-02-27.
- 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.
- Spartacus International Gay Guide, page 1217. Bruno Gmunder Verlag, 2007.
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