Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Somalia

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Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1962
Same-sex marriageLegalNot legal
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionLegalSingle only
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1962
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
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