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INDIA

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Only in some areas

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Are you LGBTI in the military of INDIA?

The majority of people visiting this site have said Yes

Yes (88%) Yes, but not out (0 %) No, I was discharged because of my sexual orientation (11%)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in INDIA...
deepak (user currently living in CHINA) posted for gay readers on 15/02/2013
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hi everybody i am deepak from india but currently i am studying medicine in china(2nd year).my parent wanted me to marry a girl and to get dowry from them(girl side) so with the dowry money i could continue my further study,but when i decline for the marriage and said i do not want to get marry,they eanted to know the reason why i do not want to get married,when i told them the truth that i am gay,then they have disowned me as their son and refuse to support my further study.because of this i might have to end up my study but i do not want to end up my study,i would like to continue my study in medicine.if anyone would like to support me please contact me in this email khikule@hotmail.com.please help me.
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deepak (user currently living in CHINA) posted for gay readers on 15/02/2013
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hi everybody i am deepak from india but currently i am studying medicine in china(2nd year).my parent wanted me to marry a girl and to get dowry from them(girl side) so with the dowry money i could continue my further study,but when i decline for the marriage and said i do not want to get marry,they eanted to know the reason why i do not want to get married,when i told them the truth that i am gay,then they have disowned me as their son and refuse to support my further study.because of this i might have to end up my study but i do not want to end up my study,i would like to continue my study in medicine.if anyone would like to support me please contact me in this email khikule@hotmail.com.please help me.
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