Compare LGBT Rights in Lakshadweep

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
81 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationGender identity only
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationGender identity only
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryVaries by Region
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyVaries by Region
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2018
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