• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Myanmar

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1886)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
According to Wikipedia, punishment for consensual same-sex sexual activity is ten years to life in prison. I can not verify this as the citation links in the article are dead. Date represents British colonization of Burma (Myanmar).
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Jan 1, 1886–Sep 7, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
8- 14 years in prison. Not enforced. Myanmar just had its first pride parade today on Jan 29, 2018.
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Same-sex marriage in Myanmar

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Jan 1, 1986–Sep 7, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1886)
Unrecognized
Date reflects British colonization of Burma (Myanmar). Homosexual relations remain technically illegal.
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Right to change legal gender in Myanmar

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Current status
Ambiguous
No laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Same-sex adoption in Myanmar

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Current status
(since Dec 28, 2016)
Legal
Only can be done by people in Myanmar. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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LGBT discrimination in Myanmar

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Jan 1, 1886–Sep 19, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
Presence of human rights institute includes sexual orientation.
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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1886)
No protections
Date reflects British colonization of Burma (Myanmar). Homosexual relations are illegal in Myanmar and discrimination occurs regularly.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Myanmar

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Jan 1, 1886–Sep 3, 2018
Ambiguous
Some discrimination protections through human rights institute for sexual orientation only.
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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1886)
No protections
Date reflects creation of Burma
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LGBT housing discrimination in Myanmar

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1886)
No protections
Date reflects creation of Burma
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Myanmar

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Current status
Legal
No discrimination protections exist in the country.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Myanmar

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Current status
Equal
Myanmar adopted the 1860 Indian Criminal Code.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Myanmar

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Current status
Legal
No restrictions.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Myanmar

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Current status
Ambiguous
Only banned in a few places in Asia. Unknown.
Sources:
No
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