Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Hong Kong

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
78 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
54 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Civil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Unknown
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
Since 2006
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