Compare LGBT Rights in India & Nepal

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2018
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2013
Ambiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1949
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1949
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1949
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1950
Legal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2013
Equal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
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