Maarten, and one of the gayest islands in the Caribbean. All of us growing up gay in the Caribbean are in survival mode. I had partners but we all suffered from the sickness of invisibility and the scourge of self loathing. Retrieved 26 June Retrieved 1 January Transgender people can change their legal gender and name before a notary without the need of surgeries or judicial order since   .
Bans all anti-gay discrimination .
15 of the Most Welcoming LGBTQ-Friendly Islands
ArgentinaBrazilColombiaand Uruguay are also under the court's jurisdiction but had already same-sex marriage before the ruling was handed down. The Caribbean offers so many magnificent places for your dream vacation. BBC Mundo in Spanish. Bans some anti-gay discrimination  . The gay social scene descends upon Yumbo Centrea four-story mega shopping and leisure center packed with bars, cafes, restaurants and a large outdoor area for events.
Same-sex sexual activity illegal for males and females. Bermuda Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom. Civil solidarity pact since . Retrieved 17 June It was one of the first places in the U. One, to find this love and survival the vast majority of these brilliant, creative, passionate souls have left the Caribbean.