Compare LGBT Rights in Belize & Cook Islands

Equality Index ?
62 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
71 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
68 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Banned
Since 2000
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
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