Compare LGBT Rights in Pakistan

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1958
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 1993
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationGender identity only
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationGender identity only
Since 1973
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1973
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