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VENEZUELA

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

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Are you religious? If so do you have a religious community in VENEZUELA? How have they reacted to your sexual orientation or gender orientation?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I am not out at my religious community

I am not out at my religious community (50%) I am out, and the community tries to change me against my will (0 %) I am out, and the community condemns me (16%) I am out, and I have no problems in my religious community (33%) I do not have a religious community, but I want one (0 %)

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LGBT life in Venezuela is complex but relatively free and evolving in a positive way. Nowadays National Ombudsperson Office, lead by a female former congressperson and political ally to President Hugo Chavez, Gabriela Ramírez, has been working since five years ago on lgbt issues. Today, Feb, 23th, GR has publicly announced the possibility of creating within the institutional structure of her Office of a national instance devoted to lgbt human rights protection.
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LGBT life in Venezuela is complex but relatively free and evolving in a positive way. Nowadays National Ombudsperson Office, lead by a female former congressperson and political ally to President Hugo Chavez, Gabriela Ramírez, has been working since five years ago on lgbt issues. Today, Feb, 23th, GR has publicly announced the possibility of creating within the institutional structure of her Office of a national instance devoted to lgbt human rights protection.
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