Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions (marriage rights)
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Gender-Affirming Care
    Unknown
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
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History

Homosexual activity in Cayman Islands

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Homosexual activity in Cayman Islands is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2001
Legal
On 13 December 2000, Caribbean Territories (Criminal Law) Order 2000 decriminalised consensual same-sex acts in private for two people over the age of 18. The order does not apply to acts with more than two parties, or in public lavatories.
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Same-sex marriage in Cayman Islands

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Same-sex marriage in Cayman Islands is civil unions (marriage rights).

Current status
Since Sep 4, 2020
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Civil Partnership Law, 2020
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Cayman Islands

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Cayman Islands is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Cayman Islands is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
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Gender-affirming care in Cayman Islands

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Gender-affirming care in Cayman Islands is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Cayman Islands

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Cayman Islands is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Cayman Islands

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LGBT discrimination in Cayman Islands is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No protections.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Cayman Islands

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LGBT employment discrimination in Cayman Islands is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Cayman Islands

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LGBT housing discrimination in Cayman Islands is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Cayman Islands

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Same-sex adoption in Cayman Islands is single only.

Current status
Single only
Full Legalization pending by 2018 AICHR Ruling.
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Intersex infant surgery in Cayman Islands

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Intersex infant surgery in Cayman Islands is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Cayman Islands

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Serving openly in military in Cayman Islands is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2000
Legal
Defended by UK.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Cayman Islands

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Blood donations by MSMs in Cayman Islands is legal.

Current status
Legal
Under UK blood laws.
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Conversion therapy in Cayman Islands

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Conversion therapy in Cayman Islands is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Equal age of consent in Cayman Islands

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Equal age of consent in Cayman Islands is unequal.

Current status
Unequal
Age of consent equalization pending.
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LGBT Rights by District

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