Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Kuwait

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough dataNot enough data
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Banned
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedState-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
N/A
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
N/A
Since 1960
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