Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Maldives

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
8 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Banned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
N/A
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
15% Did not mention homosexuals
85% Mentioned homosexuals
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