Compare LGBT Rights in Dominican Republic

Equality Index ?
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Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
27% Approve
73% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
38% Approve
62% Disapprove
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
32% Good place
63% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1822
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1944
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderN/A
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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