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LGBT Rights in Haiti

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, no restrictions
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal

Public opinion polls in particular regions of Haiti have found that homophobic beliefs persist.

History

Homosexual activity in Haiti

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Homosexual activity in Haiti 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 Haiti

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Same-sex marriage in Haiti is not legal.

Current status
Not legal
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 Haiti

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Haiti 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 Haiti

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Right to change legal gender in Haiti is legal, no restrictions.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Legal, no restrictions
Missing non binary options.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Haiti

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

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

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LGBT discrimination in Haiti is no protections.

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

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LGBT employment discrimination in Haiti is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
only protection is right to health. some protection under human rights institute. Attitude is that lgbt people are immoral that was in 2010.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Haiti

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LGBT housing discrimination in Haiti is no protections.

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

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Same-sex adoption in Haiti is single only.

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

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Serving openly in military in Haiti is n/a.

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

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Blood donations by MSMs in Haiti is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Haiti

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Conversion therapy in Haiti is not banned.

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

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Equal age of consent in Haiti is equal.

Current status
Equal
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LGBT Rights by Department

View the LGBT laws in each individual department of Haiti.