Compare LGBT Rights in Kyrgyzstan & Maldives

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
3% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
13% Agree
70% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
55% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1996
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2005
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1998
Equal
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