Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Malaysia

Equality Index ?
61 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1826
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 1983
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2000
Restricted
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1826
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 1826
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
N/A
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