Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Nicaragua

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
43 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
38 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Unrecognized
Since 1987
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 contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Equal
Since 2007
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
37% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
42% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
61% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
67% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
32% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
25% Approve
76% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
42% Approve
59% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
43% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
54% Good place
34% Not a good place
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