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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #59 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(63%) Not a good place
Good place (32%)

History

Homosexual activity in Dominican Republic

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Homosexual activity in Dominican Republic is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 24, 2007
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Dominican Republic

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Same-sex marriage in Dominican Republic is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Jun 17, 1944
Unrecognized
Chapter 5, article 1 defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
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Jul 17, 1944–Sep 5, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Gay marriage Legalization required under 2018 IACHR Ruling. Gay marriage Pending.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Dominican Republic

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Dominican Republic is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Dominican Republic is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Dominican Republic

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Dominican Republic is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Dominican Republic

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LGBT discrimination in Dominican Republic is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
All discrimination is illegal.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Dominican Republic

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LGBT employment discrimination in Dominican Republic is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under anti discrimination laws.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Dominican Republic

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LGBT housing discrimination in Dominican Republic is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Dominican Republic

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Same-sex adoption in Dominican Republic is single only.

Current status
Single only
Full Legalization required under 2018 IACHR Ruling.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Dominican Republic

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Dominican Republic is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Dominican Republic

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Blood donations by MSMs in Dominican Republic is legal.

Current status
Legal
No
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Conversion therapy in Dominican Republic

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Conversion therapy in Dominican Republic is not banned.

Current status
Since Jul 3, 2014
Not banned
Conversion therapy ban pending.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Dominican Republic

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Equal age of consent in Dominican Republic is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 24, 2007
Equal
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