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Guyana Gender Identity Protections

End Sexual-Orientation And Gender-Identity Discrimination In Guyana

Sherlina Nageer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sherlina Nageer

While the argument may be made that certain articles of the constitution offer general protections against all kinds of discrimination, Guyana has retained archaic, colonial-era legislation, such as laws that criminalize cross-dressing and specifically penalize gender-nonconforming individuals.