Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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Have you been harassed or arrested in SAINT LUCIA because of your same-sex relationship?
Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans
Yes, but it is not against the law
03/06/2011 | Women's Project Coordinator - ILGA
| SAINT LUCIA
Kenita Placide is the co-executive Director of the organisation from St Lucia ”United and Strong Inc”, created in 2001. She is an activist and advocate for human rights especially of LGBT persons in her country and since 2010 the co-secretary general of CARIFLAGS, the Caribbean regional LGBT network. She has also done advocacy for persons living with HIV as well as participated in programs of HIV prevention. In December 2010 she was elected substitute for the position of ILGA co-secretary general
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