Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & India

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
54 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Gender identity only
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Gender identity only
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownVaries by Region
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2022
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
Since 2018
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