French Guiana Overseas department of France. Civil union agreement since . The death penalty was prescribed. Constitutional ban since . Civil unions since
Bans all anti-gay discrimination .
LGBT rights by country or territory
Sincetransgender persons can change their legal gender and name manifesting their solemn will before a notar, no surgeries or judicial order required . Two states, California and New Jersey, have outlawed the practice. Imprisonment up to life sentence. Obama instructs the Justice Department to stop defending DOMA in court, saying that he believes it is unconstitutional. Civil partnerships since
Female always legal . Transgender people can change their legal gender and name before a notary without the need of surgeries or judicial order since   . Same-sex sexual intercourse always legal. Bans all anti-gay discrimination     . No LGBT hate crime laws. Domestic partnerships since . Northern Ireland, United Kingdom