LGBT Rights in Centre Department

Centre is governed by federal Haiti law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Centre

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Homosexual activity in Centre is legal.

Current status
Since 1791
Legal
The French Penal Code of 1791, adopted between 25 September and 6 October 1791, extended to Saint-Domingue. When Haiti became independent from France in 1804, no law that criminalized consensual same-sex sexual acts was introduced, and no such law has come into the penal code since.
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Same-sex marriage in Centre

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Same-sex marriage in Centre is banned.

Current status
Banned
Same sex marriage is not legal in Haiti, and upon announcement of plans to lobby for the right, advocates were met with a stream of religious backlash.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Centre

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Centre is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Centre is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
You cannot legally change your gender in Haiti.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Centre

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Centre is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Non-binary options missing.
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LGBT discrimination in Centre

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LGBT discrimination in Centre is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 8, 1987
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Centre

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LGBT employment discrimination in Centre is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No protections currently.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Centre

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LGBT housing discrimination in Centre is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 8, 1987
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Centre

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Same-sex adoption in Centre is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Centre

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Serving openly in military in Centre is n/a.

Current status
N/A
they don't have military
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Blood donations by MSMs in Centre

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Blood donations by MSMs in Centre is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Centre

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Conversion therapy in Centre is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Some treatments are corrective rape on lesbians.
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Equal age of consent in Centre

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Equal age of consent in Centre is equal.

Current status
Equal
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