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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
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
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Homosexual activity in Barbados

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Homosexual activity in Barbados is illegal (up to life in prison as punishment).

Current status
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
The law is rarely, if ever enforced.
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Mar 5, 2017–Sep 7, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
10 years to 16 years in prison. Not enforced. it is the next country that activists are working to get homosexuality Decriminalized. Decriminalization pending. Barbados held its first pride parade on July 24, 2018.

Same-sex marriage in Barbados

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Same-sex marriage in Barbados is foreign same-sex marriages recognized only.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Legalization required under American Convention on Human Rights. Gay marriage pending. Under 2018 IACHR Ruling.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Barbados

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Barbados is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Barbados is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Required to be legalized by American Convention of Human Rights. No laws in place.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Barbados

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Barbados is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Barbados

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LGBT discrimination in Barbados is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal. No discrimination protections. although cops have to go through lgbt sensitivity training.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Barbados

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LGBT employment discrimination in Barbados is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Church has a big influence there.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Barbados

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LGBT housing discrimination in Barbados is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Barbados

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Same-sex adoption in Barbados is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws for same sex couples. As well Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Barbados

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Barbados is legal.

Current status
Legal
Not conditions restricting lgbt people serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Barbados

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Blood donations by MSMs in Barbados is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Barbados

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Conversion therapy in Barbados is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Barbados

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Equal age of consent in Barbados is unequal.

Current status
Since 1992
Unequal
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