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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Antigua and Barbuda

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Homosexual activity in Antigua and Barbuda is illegal (up to life in prison as punishment).

Current status
Since 1995
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Sexual Offences Act of 1995 (Act No. 9)
Buggery
Article 12.
“(1) A person who commits buggery is guilty of an offence and
is liable on conviction to imprisonment -
(a) for life, if committed by an adult on a minor;
(b) for  fteen years, if committed by an adult on another adult;
(c) for  ve years, if committed by a minor.
(2) In this section “buggery” means sexual intercourse per
anum by a male person with a male person or by a male
person with a female person.”
Serious indecency
Article 15. “(1) A person who commits an act of serious
indecency on or towards another is guilty of an offence and is
liable on conviction to imprisonment -
(a) for ten years, if committed on or towards a minor under
sixteen years of age;
(b) for  ve years, if committed on or towards a person sixteen
years of age or more,
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to an act of serious indecency
committed in private between -
(a) a husband and his wife; or
(b) a male person and a female person each of whom is
sixteen years of age or more;
(3) An act of “serious indecency” is an act, other than sexual
intercourse (whether natural or unnatural), by a person
involving the use of genital organ for the purpose of arousing
or gratifying sexual desire.”
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Same-sex marriage in Antigua and Barbuda

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Same-sex marriage in Antigua and Barbuda is foreign same-sex marriages recognized only.

Current status
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Legalization required by the 2018 IACHR Ruling. Under 2018 IACHR ruling.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Antigua and Barbuda

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Antigua and Barbuda is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Antigua and Barbuda, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Antigua and Barbuda

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Right to change legal gender in Antigua and Barbuda is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Full Legalization required by 2018 IACHR Ruling.
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LGBT discrimination in Antigua and Barbuda

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LGBT discrimination in Antigua and Barbuda is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Cops force believes that gay people should be locked up
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LGBT employment discrimination in Antigua and Barbuda

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LGBT employment discrimination in Antigua and Barbuda is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Antigua and Barbuda

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LGBT housing discrimination in Antigua and Barbuda is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Antigua and Barbuda

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Antigua and Barbuda is legal.

Current status
Legal
Unofficial don't ask don't tell because same sex activity is illegal.
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Same-sex adoption in Antigua and Barbuda

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Same-sex adoption in Antigua and Barbuda is single only.

Current status
Single only
Must be residents of the country.
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Equal age of consent in Antigua and Barbuda

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Equal age of consent in Antigua and Barbuda is unequal.

Current status
Since 1995
Unequal
See first note above.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Antigua and Barbuda

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Blood donations by MSMs in Antigua and Barbuda is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Antigua and Barbuda

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Conversion therapy in Antigua and Barbuda is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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LGBT Rights by Dependency

View the LGBT laws in each individual dependency of Antigua and Barbuda.