Compare LGBT Rights in Jamaica & U.S. Virgin Islands

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Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1864
Legal
Since 1985
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyLegal
Since 2015
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Legal
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1986
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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