Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
17% Good Place
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
5% Good place
91% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Not legal
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Since 1983
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