I understand that homosexual acts are considered a criminal offense. Daily Mail. Lewis L. Based on the estimation sample: An interesting observation was that persons attending university and younger generations still held on to the view that gay men and lesbians were immoral, spread diseases and abuse children, and so believed that the anti-gay laws are a necessity. On Being Gay in Barbados:
While at face value it seems that TT residents are less likely than their Barbadian and Guyanese neighbours to view the laws as protectionist measures, there are factors beyond country of origin that may influence subscribing to these arguments.
Oskamp S. Once missing observations were removed from both the dependent and independent variables, the estimation sample consisted of individuals. In the Caribbean, sexual prowess with women is a key aspect of masculinity Kempadoo and so men who have sex with men may challenge the cultural beliefs about what constitutes socially appropriate male behaviours Maiorana et al. As pointed out by one of the referees, it is possible that the impact of the demographics and religion variables could be mediated by contact and attribution variables.
Abstract This study evaluated the extent to which people living in Barbados, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago believe that the anti-gay laws currently in place: