Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Eritrea

Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1957
Same-sex marriageLegalNot legal
Since 1957
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionLegalSingle only
Since 2010
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
Since 1957
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1957
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1957
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryN/AIllegal
Since 1957
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Since 1957
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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