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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    N/A
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Saint Mark

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Homosexual activity in Saint Mark is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Apr 22, 1998
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Imprisonment of up to 5 years for "gross indecency" (Decriminalization pending)
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Same-sex marriage in Saint Mark

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Same-sex marriage in Saint Mark is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
Dominica does not accept the jurisdiction of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Saint Mark

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Saint Mark is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Saint Mark is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Legalization required under 2018 AICHR Ruling. No laws in place.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Saint Mark

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
No legal recognition.
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LGBT discrimination in Saint Mark

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LGBT discrimination in Saint Mark is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Sep 1, 2020
Illegal in some contexts
Pursuant to rule 7(1) of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Sentencing Guidelines) Rules (2019), adopted by the Commonwealth of Dominica under Statutory Instrument No. 3 (2019), Practice Direction 8E No. 1 (effective 1 September 2020) includes under Section 5(j) the crime of murder motivated by the victim’s sexual orientation among the exceptionally serious crimes that could lead to the imposition of life imprisonment for the perpetrator.
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Until Sep 1, 2020
No protections
No Discrimination protections. Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Saint Mark

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LGBT employment discrimination in Saint Mark is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Cops laugh at people who report lgbt violence.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Saint Mark

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LGBT housing discrimination in Saint Mark is no protections.

Current status
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
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Same-sex adoption in Saint Mark

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Same-sex adoption in Saint Mark is single only.

Current status
Single only
Full legalization required under 2018 AICHR Ruling.
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Serving openly in military in Saint Mark

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Serving openly in military in Saint Mark is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Inapplicable since Dominica has no military.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Saint Mark

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Blood donations by MSMs in Saint Mark is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Saint Mark

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Conversion therapy in Saint Mark is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversion therapy is not banned.
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Equal age of consent in Saint Mark

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Equal age of consent in Saint Mark is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
(See sources listed for homosexual activity.)
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