Compare LGBT Rights in Antigua and Barbuda & Laos

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
47 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyUnrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Since 1990
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
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