Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Norway

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
85 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
88 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal
Since 1981
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1981
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2009
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2001
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
Since 1972
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