Compare LGBT Rights in India & Pakistan

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% support
87% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1860
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2013
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 1958
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1949
No protections
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1949
No protections
Since 1973
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1949
No protections
Since 1973
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1950
Legal
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2013
Unequal
Since 1973
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
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