Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Cook Islands

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
72 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 2000
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
11% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
23% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
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