Compare LGBT Rights in Antigua and Barbuda & Costa Rica

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
67 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
49 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2002
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyLegal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedAmbiguous
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2022
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
Sexual orientation only
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2020
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Equal
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
55% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
62% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
12% Approve
88% Disapprove
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
22% Approve
79% Disapprove
57% Approve
44% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
33% Yes
40% No
Support for same-sex marriage (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
29% Favor
61% Oppose
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
13% Morally acceptable
69% Morally wrong
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
61% Good place
33% Not a good place
Full DetailsFull Details

Full details about each issue can be found on each region's page. Data missing from the above chart? You can help! Sign up or log in to contribute information to Equaldex!

Share This Comparison