Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Namibia

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
34 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Female equal, male N/A
Since 1990
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