Section 56 criminalises buggery between men with a penalty of up to ten years imprisonment, with or without hard labour. This therefore means that the law has not been used in any discriminatory manner against such individuals. All recent cases that have been reported in the press tend to suggest either a lack of consent, or a victim under the age of
Richard Ammon. Double Standard Not unusual for a homophobic nation dependent on tourist dollars, Saint Kitts and Nevis also known as St. But in typical reverse sexist discrimination, female to female sexual relationships are legal.