Compare LGBT Rights in Nepal

Equality Index ?
68 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
52% Good place
28% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageAmbiguous
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
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