Compare LGBT Rights in Cuba & Jamaica

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Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
16% Approve
84% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Male illegal, female uncertain
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1975
Not legal
Since 1962
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2016
Single only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1993
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 1979
Legal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2013
Ambiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1979
Equal
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