Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Democratic Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
23 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
36 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
10 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Since 2006
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
10% Good Place
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