Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Laos

Equality Index ?
7 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
7 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
47 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Unrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Restricted
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
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
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