Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Dominican Republic

Equality Index ?
56 / 100
40 / 100
Public Opinion
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
Perceived Acceptance of Gay 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 genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
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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