Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Costa Rica

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
82 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
49 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2002
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedAmbiguous
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation only
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2020
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2007
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
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