Compare LGBT Rights in Barbados & Zambia

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
19 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
6 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2018
Banned
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2020
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalN/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
N/A
Since 2005
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
6% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
6% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
4% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
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