Compare LGBT Rights in Cayman Islands & Japan

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
63 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
70 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
56 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1881
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2020
Varies by Region
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 1947
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2011
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1947
Full DetailsFull Details

Full details about each issue can be found on each region's page. Data missing from the above chart? You can help! Sign up or log in to contribute information to Equaldex!

Share This Comparison