Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Syria

Equality Index ?
61 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
18 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1949
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1949
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 1949
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
N/A
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