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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Unknown
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    N/A
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #52 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?"

(49%) Not a good place
Good place (27%)

History

Homosexual activity in Trinidad and Tobago

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Homosexual activity in Trinidad and Tobago is legal.

Current status
Since May 18, 2015
Legal
Became legal on April 12, 2018. The news is from HRC and Pink news.
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Nov 11, 1986–May 18, 2015
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Anal intercourse between two consenting male adults is punishable by twenty-five (25) years imprisonment.
Anal intercourse committed by a minor is punishable by five (5) years imprisonment.
Serious indecency between two adults of the same sex is punishable by five years imprisonment. ("An act of ā€œserious indecencyā€ is an act, other than
sexual intercourse (whether natural or unnatural), by a person
involving the use of the genital organ for the purpose of arousing
or gratifying sexual desire.")
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Until Sep 11, 2013
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
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May 18, 2015–Nov 30, -0001
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Most offenses are still in effect as per the 1986 law. However, the anal intercourse provision between minors have been removed.
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Same-sex marriage in Trinidad and Tobago

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Same-sex marriage in Trinidad and Tobago is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1924
Unrecognized

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Trinidad and Tobago

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Trinidad and Tobago is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Trinidad and Tobago is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Trinidad and Tobago

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Trinidad and Tobago is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Trinidad and Tobago

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LGBT discrimination in Trinidad and Tobago is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 31, 2001
No protections
The act explicitly states that it "does not include sexual preference or orientation" as a status which may be the basis of discrimination.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Trinidad and Tobago

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LGBT employment discrimination in Trinidad and Tobago is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 31, 2001
No protections
The Equal Opportunity Act covers employment discrimination and explicitly states that it "does not include sexual preference or orientation" as a protected status. Gender identity is not mentioned in the act.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Trinidad and Tobago

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LGBT housing discrimination in Trinidad and Tobago is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 31, 2001
No protections
Provision of housing is addressed by the Equal Opportunity Act which explicitly states that it "does not include sexual preference or orientation" as a protected status. Gender identity is not mentioned in the Act.
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Same-sex adoption in Trinidad and Tobago

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Same-sex adoption in Trinidad and Tobago is single only.

Current status
Since Jun 13, 1947
Single only
Spouses and single persons may adopt but the law does not recognise same-sex spouses and favours females as single adopters.
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Jun 13, 1947–Sep 7, 2018
Single only
Homosexuality got legalized in 2018. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Trinidad and Tobago

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Trinidad and Tobago is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 1, 1962
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Trinidad and Tobago

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Blood donations by MSMs in Trinidad and Tobago is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Men who have had sex with another man are prohibited from blood donation and women who have had sex with a man who has had sex with another man are prohibited for one year from donation.
Added by katetheporcupine  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 2017–Sep 19, 2018
Legal
Not banned as far as I know.
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Conversion therapy in Trinidad and Tobago

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Conversion therapy in Trinidad and Tobago is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Trinidad and Tobago

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Equal age of consent in Trinidad and Tobago is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Sexual activity between members of the same sex is prohibited under the Sexual Offences Act.
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