Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Laos

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Good Place
0%
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Unrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Since 1990
Serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Equal
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