Gay Guide Honduras

The law allows consensual homosexual acts between men above the age of 15, but since 2005 the constitution has clearly prohibited same-sex marriage and adoption. And there are always brutal attacks on transvestites. There are no attempts to introduce anti-discrimination regulations; police and military raids are on the agenda. This negative situation has prevailed since the onset of AIDS. According to a 2017 survey, 75% of respondents were against marriage for all. There are three organisations fighting for the rights of homosexuals: Violet Collective, Gay Community and the Gay-and-Lesbian Group of Honduras. There is a small LGBT community in the capital Tegucigalpa. San Pedro Sula is considered one of the most dangerous cities in the world because of drug-related crime - but it was here that a Pride Parade with 400 participants took place in 2017. Around the islands off the mainland is the second largest coral reef in the world - after the Great Barrier Reef. Honduras is also home to numerous animal species and has the largest coherent patch of virgin rainforest in Central America.

Cities in Honduras

La CeibaSan Pedro Sula

Location: Central America
Initials: HND
International country code: 504 (no area codes)
International access code: 00
Language: Spanish; English
Currency: 1 Lempira (L) = 100 Centavos
Population: 7,936,000
Capital: Tegucigalpa
Religions: 80% Catholic
Climate: The coastal lowlands are warm year-round. The mountainous interior is cool and rainy from May-Oct. On the Caribbean coast rain showers are very common all year round.

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