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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    Ambiguous
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✔ Recognized
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #23 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(28%) Not a good place
Good place (52%)

History

Homosexual activity in Nepal

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Homosexual activity in Nepal is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 21, 2007
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Nepal

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Same-sex marriage in Nepal is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Some ceremonies performed but no official recognition
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Nepal

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Nepal is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Nepal is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Jan 22, 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Nepal

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Nepal is recognized.

Current status
Since 2013
Recognized
A third gender category for citizenship documents was introduced in 2013 and Nepal began issuing passports with the ‘others’ category two years later.
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LGBT discrimination in Nepal

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LGBT discrimination in Nepal is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Dec 21, 2007
Illegal in some contexts
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Jan 1, 2016–Sep 21, 2016
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Nepal

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LGBT employment discrimination in Nepal is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under Nepal Criminal Code.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Nepal

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LGBT housing discrimination in Nepal is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2016
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the revision of the Nepal Criminal Code.
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Same-sex adoption in Nepal

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Same-sex adoption in Nepal is single only.

Current status
Since Oct 10, 2017
Single only
No restrictions. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Nepal

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Nepal is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2007
Legal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Nepal

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Blood donations by MSMs in Nepal is banned (1-year deferral).

Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
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Conversion therapy in Nepal

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Conversion therapy in Nepal is not banned.

Current status
Since Aug 15, 2015
Not banned
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Equal age of consent in Nepal

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Equal age of consent in Nepal is equal.

Current status
Equal
Nepal statutory rape law is violated when an individual has consensual sexual contact with a person under age 16. This law is applicable to both heterosexual couples, and homosexual men. There is no age of consent for homosexual women.
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