Compare LGBT Rights in Aruba & Jamaica

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
63 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
16 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
16% Approve
84% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2010
Not legal
Since 1962
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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