Compare LGBT Rights in Australia & British Indian Ocean Territory

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
97 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
97 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
64 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderVaries by Region
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2011
Unknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1986
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1997
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2018
Legal
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
N/A
Since 1966
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Ambiguous
Conversion therapyVaries by RegionNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
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