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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
    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
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)

Ranked #27 out of 29 regions surveyed. (Source: AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)

Question: "How strongly do you approve or disapprove of same-sex couples having the right to marry?"

(91.4%) Disapprove
Approve (8.6%)

Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)

Ranked #26 out of 29 regions surveyed. (Source: AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)

Question: "How strongly do you approve or disapprove of [homosexuals] running for public office?"

(79.2%) Disapprove
Approve (20.8%)

History

Homosexual activity in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Homosexual activity in Saint Kitts and Nevis is legal.

Current status
Since Aug 29, 2022
Legal
Following a ruling of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court on August 29, 2022, consensual same-sex intercourse between adults in private is no longer illegal in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
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Until Aug 29, 2022
Male illegal, female legal
Up to 10 years prison
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Same-sex marriage in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Same-sex marriage in Saint Kitts and Nevis is foreign same-sex marriages recognized only.

Current status
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Homosexuality is currently illegal. Gay Marriage required under 2018 AICHR Ruling. Under 2018 AICHR Ruling.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Saint Kitts and Nevis is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Saint Kitts and Nevis is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Legalization required under the 2018 AICHR Ruling. no laws in place.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Saint Kitts and Nevis is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
No way to change legal gender, including to non-binary.
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LGBT discrimination in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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LGBT discrimination in Saint Kitts and Nevis is no protections.

Current status
No protections
People believe that lesbians are lesbians because of being raped.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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LGBT employment discrimination in Saint Kitts and Nevis is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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LGBT housing discrimination in Saint Kitts and Nevis is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Same-sex adoption in Saint Kitts and Nevis is single only.

Current status
Single only
Gay Marriage required under the 2018 AICHR ruling. No other laws in place.
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Serving openly in military in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Serving openly in military in Saint Kitts and Nevis is legal.

Current status
Legal
No laws criminalizing or restricting service.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Blood donations by MSMs in Saint Kitts and Nevis is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Conversion therapy in Saint Kitts and Nevis is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Equal age of consent in Saint Kitts and Nevis is equal.

Current status
Since Aug 29, 2022
Equal
Homosexuality is legal since 2022.
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LGBT Rights by State

View the LGBT laws in each individual state of Saint Kitts and Nevis.