Compare LGBT Rights in India & Maldives

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2018
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2013
Not legal
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1949
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1949
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1949
No protections
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1950
Legal
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2013
Equal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
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