Compare LGBT Rights in Antigua and Barbuda & Democratic Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
23 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
36 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
10 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyBanned
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Since 2006
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
10% Good Place
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
12% Approve
88% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
22% Approve
79% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
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