Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Jamaica

Equality Index ?
3 / 100
24 / 100
Legal Index ?
3 / 100
31 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
18 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Banned
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation only
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Single only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
N/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
12% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
22% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
16% Approve
84% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
16% Yes
54% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
13% Yes
64% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
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