Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & New Zealand

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
79 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
94 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
64 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1986
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2012
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2013
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
Since 1986
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