Compare LGBT Rights in British Virgin Islands & Maldives

Equality Index ?
65 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
23 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
8 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
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