Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Jamaica

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
26 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
34 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
18 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Banned
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Sexual orientation only
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Single only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Ambiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
N/A
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