• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    Ambiguous
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Nepal

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Current status
(since Dec 21, 2007)
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Nepal

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Dec 21, 2007–Sep 14, 2018
Unrecognized
Gay Unions and marriage legalization pending.
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Current status
Ambiguous
Some ceremonies performed but no official recognition
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Right to change legal gender in Nepal

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Current status
(since Jan 22, 2013)
Legal, but requires surgery
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Jan 22, 2013–Aug 25, 2017
Legal, surgery not required
From Jan 1, 2017.
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Same-sex adoption in Nepal

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Current status
(since Oct 10, 2017)
Single only
No restrictions. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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LGBT discrimination in Nepal

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Jan 1, 2016–Sep 21, 2016
Illegal
No
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Dec 21, 2007)
Illegal in some contexts
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LGBT employment discrimination in Nepal

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2016)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under Nepal Criminal Code.
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Nepal

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2016)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the revision of the Nepal Criminal Code.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Nepal

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2007)
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Nepal

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Current status
Equal
Nepal statutory rape law is violated when an individual has consensual sexual contact with a person under age 16. This law is applicable to both heterosexual couples, and homosexual men. There is no age of consent for homosexual women.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Nepal

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Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Nepal

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Current status
(since Aug 15, 2015)
Not banned
No
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LGBT Rights by Development Regions

View the LGBT laws in each individual development regions of Nepal.



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