Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & Suriname

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
23 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 1910
Same-sex marriageBannedUnrecognized
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalUnequal
Since 1869
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
11% Approve
0%
20% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
23% Approve
0%
26% Approve
0%
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