Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Cayman Islands

Equality Index ?
65 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
71 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
77 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2019
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Unequal
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
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