Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Peru

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
45 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageBannedForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2008
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1836
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
11% Approve
0%
21% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
23% Approve
0%
38% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
40% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
51% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
66% Support marriage or legal recognition
16% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
51% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
10% Not much/not at all
81% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
84% Strongly/somewhat agree
13% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
59% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
54% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
39% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
46% Strongly/somewhat agree
46% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
64% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
68% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
41% Agree
52% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
17% Agree
52% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
28% Approve
72% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
39% Approve
61% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
29% Yes
43% No
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
62% Support
30% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
29% Yes
53% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
9% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
56% Did not mention homosexuals
44% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
35% Good place
55% Not a good place
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
69% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
51% Did not mention homosexuals
49% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
11% Justifiable
57% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
46% Did not mention homosexuals
54% Mentioned homosexuals
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