• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Housing Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Bahamas

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Current status
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Bahamas

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Current status
(since Jan 18, 2018)
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Gay Marriage Required under 2018 IACHR ruling. Under the 2018 IACHR ruling. Civil Unions and Gay Marriage pending.
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Right to change legal gender in Bahamas

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Missing non binary options on documents.
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Same-sex adoption in Bahamas

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Current status
(since Oct 6, 2017)
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples. Legalization pending.
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LGBT discrimination in Bahamas

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Current status
Illegal in some contexts
According to ilga.org. Full protection on sexual orientation only.
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Bahamas

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Current status
Sexual orientation only
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Bahamas

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Current status
Sexual orientation only
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Bahamas

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Current status
(since May 8, 1998)
Legal
President of Bahamas made an announcement in 1998, explicitly supporting LGBTQ+ individuals to serve in the military
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Equal age of consent in Bahamas

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Current status
Unequal
Set at 16 years for straight couples. and 18 years for lgbt community.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Bahamas

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Bahamas

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Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
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