Compare LGBT Rights in Kyrgyzstan & Maldives

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
23 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
12 / 100
8 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1996
Censorship of LGBT issuesAmbiguous
Since 2023
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2020
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2000
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2005
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1991
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1998
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