Compare LGBT Rights in Dominican Republic

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
32 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
19% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
40% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
36% Good Place
0%
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
27% Yes
55% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian 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 genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2000
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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