Compare LGBT Rights in Cuba & Jamaica

Equality Index ?
78 / 100
26 / 100
Legal Index ?
84 / 100
31 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
73 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
22% Good Place
0%
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
64% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1979
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2022
Not legal
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2008
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation only
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2022
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
N/A
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