Compare LGBT Rights in Trinidad and Tobago

Equality Index ?
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
28 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
21% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
36% Approve
0%
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
31% Yes
52% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
3% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
53% Did not mention homosexuals
47% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
27% Good place
49% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
2% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1924
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1947
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1962
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2018
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