Compare LGBT Rights in British Indian Ocean Territory & Brunei

Equality Index ?
97 / 100
3 / 100
Legal Index ?
97 / 100
3 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough dataNot enough data
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Banned
Since 1951
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictionsIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
Since 1951
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1951
Same-sex adoptionLegalIllegal
Since 1951
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Since 1966
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 1951
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