Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Somalia

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96 / 100
5 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageLegalNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipN/A
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
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
Same-sex adoptionLegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Since 1966
Unknown
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
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