Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Sri Lanka

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
37 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Since 1885
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
N/A
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