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LGBT Rights in South Region

The laws displayed for South are the same as Maldives.
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in South

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Homosexual activity in South is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Illegal : Penalty from 100 lashes up to 8 years in Prison ( not enforced towards Travellers or Non Muslims )
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Mar 6, 2017–Sep 9, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
1 to 9 years in prison and 10 to 30 whipping. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in South

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Same-sex marriage in South is not legal.

Current status
Not legal
Maldives does not recognize same-sex marriage or unions between same-sex couples.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in South

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in South is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Maldives, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in South

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Right to change legal gender in South is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No laws in place.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in South

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in South is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in South

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LGBT discrimination in South is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 6, 2017
No protections
As well as heavy social attitudes towards lgbt.
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LGBT employment discrimination in South

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LGBT employment discrimination in South is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 6, 2017
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in South

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LGBT housing discrimination in South is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 6, 2017
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in South

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Same-sex adoption in South is single only.

Current status
Single only
Homosexuality is illegal. No laws outlawing adoption.
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Serving openly in military in South

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Serving openly in military in South is don't ask, don't tell.

Current status
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Impossible to serve openly but there is no law criminalizing lgbt serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in South

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Blood donations by MSMs in South is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in South

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Conversion therapy in South is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in South

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Equal age of consent in South is equal.

Current status
Equal
Homosexuality is illegal there. Set age of consent. for males and females.
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