Compare LGBT Rights in India & Netherlands

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
54 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2018
Legal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2001
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2014
Recognized
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationGender identity only
Since 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationGender identity only
Since 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2019
Not banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyVaries by Region
Since 2022
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2018
Equal
Since 1978
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