LGBT people in the Bahamas report experiencing discrimination in employment, education and housing, particularly if they are openly gay, effeminate or transgender. On Top Magazine. Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only. Gay attorney wins primary for Alexandria Clerk of Court. Annual Report Although full protection is not yet ensrhined in law, there is still a groundswell of public support for equal rights for all people.
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Sources report of cases in which defendants used self-defence against homosexual advances as a defence for killing LGBT people in the Bahamas AI July6; Bahamaslocal. The Nassau Guardian. In a country that has a culture bred to hate and attack others like that is no surprise it's mostly blacks that reside there. Conversion therapy in Bahamas?
Likewise, there are no national hate crime laws to prevent or punish violence directed toward people in the LGBT community.