Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Costa Rica

Equality Index ?
61 / 100
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
82 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
49 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2002
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedAmbiguous
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
Sexual orientation only
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2020
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2007
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Equal
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