Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Jamaica

Equality Index ?
56 / 100
32 / 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 activityLegal
Since 1991
Male illegal, female uncertain
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageNot legalNot legal
Since 1962
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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