Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & North Korea

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3 / 100
14 / 100
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14 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough dataNot enough data
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
N/A
Since 1948
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedState-enforced
Since 1948
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1948
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1948
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1948
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Illegal
Since 2020
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1948
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)N/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedN/A
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
Since 2009
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