Compare LGBT Rights in Cayman Islands & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
71 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
71 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
43 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2020
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2012
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
45% Tolerate
51% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
40% Tolerate
59% Not tolerate
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