Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Malaysia

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% support
86% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1951
Unrecognized
Since 1826
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Since 1965
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Married couples only
Since 1826
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1826
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1826
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1951
Equal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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