Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Iraq

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
22 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Ambiguous
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Unrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Equal
Since 2003
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
22% Yes
50% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
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