Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Eswatini

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
32 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
22 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
22% Good Place
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
26% Tolerate
74% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
18% Tolerate
81% Not tolerate
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1907
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
Since 1907
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1907
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 1968
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Since 2015
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