Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Japan

Equality Index ?
61 / 100
63 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
70 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
56 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Since 1881
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedVaries by Region
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2000
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1947
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2011
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Since 1947
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