Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Dominican Republic

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
42 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
11 / 100
35 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
27% Approve
73% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
38% Approve
62% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
27% Yes
55% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
32% Good place
63% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 1822
Same-sex marriageNot legalUnrecognized
Since 1944
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlyAmbiguous
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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