Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Netherlands

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
72 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2001
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
Since 1978
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