Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Malaysia

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
16% Support
65% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
24% Agree
65% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
40% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
15% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
21% Agree
51% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% Yes
86% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1951
Not legal
Since 1826
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 1965
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Unknown
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1826
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Married couples only
Since 1826
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryUnknownUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1951
Unequal
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