Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Laos

Equality Index ?
3 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
3 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Good Place
0%
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1951
Unrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Ambiguous
Since 1990
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
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