Information on the conditions for LGBT people in Guatemala is very scarce. There is no legal recognition for same-sex couples and same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples are not eligible for the same legal protections available to opposite-sex married couples.


Male to male relationships: Legal

Punishments for male to male relationships: No law

Female to female relationships: Legal

Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals

Same sex marriage or civil union: No

Discrimination protection

NRHI inclusive of sexual orientation: Yes

Constitution protection: No

Employment protection: No 

Hate crimes law: No

Incitement: No

Other protection: Yes

LGBT organizations/networks

Oasis Guatemala:

PFLAG Guatemala: