• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
  • Discrimination
    Unknown
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✖ Illegal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Sri Lanka

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1885)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Homosexuality is considered illegal in Sri Lanka, with up to 10 years of prison for "carnal knowledge" against order of nature.
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Jan 1, 1885–Mar 21, 2017
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 10 years In prison; fine; whipping under unnatural/indecent acts. under article 365 A.
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Same-sex marriage in Sri Lanka

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1885)
Not legal
Homosexual activity is not legal in Sri Lanka.
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Right to change legal gender in Sri Lanka

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Current status
(since Jul 4, 2010)
Legal, but requires surgery
According to Susan's Place.
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Same-sex adoption in Sri Lanka

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Current status
Illegal
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Sri Lanka

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Jan 1, 2017–Mar 21, 2017
Illegal
Full Protection since Jan 2017.
Sources:
No
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Until Jan 1, 2020
Ambiguous
In January 2017, cabinet members of the Sri Lankan government agreed to update their Human Rights Action Plan with an addendum that bans discrimination against someone based on his or her sexual orientation.
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Until Jan 1, 2020
Ambiguous
Discrimination is banned as of January 2017
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Until Nov 30, -0001
Ambiguous
Prohibition of discrimination based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
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Current status
Unknown

LGBT housing discrimination in Sri Lanka

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2017)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Homosexuality is illegal there.
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment discrimination in Sri Lanka

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2017)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Sri Lanka

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Current status
Illegal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Sri Lanka

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Current status
Equal
From Indias Criminal Code of 18.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Sri Lanka

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Current status
Legal
According to the Indian Blood Bank
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Conversion therapy in Sri Lanka

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Current status
Not banned
probably being promoted like in india.
Sources:
No
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