Compare LGBT Rights in Jamaica & Puerto Rico

Equality Index ?
26 / 100
80 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
20 / 100
68 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
22% Good Place
0%
79% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
37% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
87% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
66% Agree
16% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
16% Approve
84% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
13% Yes
64% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
12% Justifiable
55% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
Illegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2018
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2018
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
Since 2019
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2004
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