• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Dominican Republic

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Current status
(since Jan 24, 2007)
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Dominican Republic

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Jul 17, 1944–May 2, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Gay marriage Legalization required under 2018 IACHR Ruling. Gay marriage Pending.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Jun 17, 1944)
Unrecognized
Chapter 5, article 1 defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
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Right to change legal gender in Dominican Republic

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
No
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Same-sex adoption in Dominican Republic

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Current status
Single only
Full Legalization required under 2018 IACHR Ruling.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Dominican Republic

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Current status
Illegal in some contexts
Under anti-discrimination protections for sexual orientation only.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Dominican Republic

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Current status
No protections
No protections exist in employment, housing and other areas.
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Dominican Republic

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Current status
Sexual orientation only
Under anti discrimination laws.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Dominican Republic

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Dominican Republic

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Current status
(since Jan 24, 2007)
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Dominican Republic

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Dominican Republic

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Current status
(since Jul 3, 2014)
Not banned
No
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