LGBT Rights in Ouest Department

Ouest 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 Ouest

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Homosexual activity in Ouest 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 Ouest

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Same-sex marriage in Ouest 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 Ouest

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Ouest 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 Ouest

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Right to change legal gender in Ouest is illegal.

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

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

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

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LGBT discrimination in Ouest is no protections.

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

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LGBT employment discrimination in Ouest is no protections.

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

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LGBT housing discrimination in Ouest is no protections.

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

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Same-sex adoption in Ouest is single only.

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

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Serving openly in military in Ouest is n/a.

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

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Blood donations by MSMs in Ouest is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Ouest

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Conversion therapy in Ouest is not banned.

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

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Equal age of consent in Ouest is equal.

Current status
Equal
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