Compare LGBT Rights in Jamaica

Equality Index ?
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Legal Index ?
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Public Opinion Index ?
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Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/A
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