Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
65 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
43 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 1984
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Sexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
Since 2012
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