Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Jamaica

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
60 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
16 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
16% Approve
84% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Not legal
Since 1962
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
N/A
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