Compare LGBT Rights in Cuba & Jamaica

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
89 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
73 / 100
16 / 100
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 legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2022
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 genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
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 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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