Compare LGBT Rights in Pakistan

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
3% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
44% Agree
31% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
32% Yes
53% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
2% Yes
87% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
1% Good place
90% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
100% Did not mention homosexuals
0% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1860
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1958
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by Region
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by Region
Since 1973
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1973
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