Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Palestine

Equality Index ?
3 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
3 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
6 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Varies by Region
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Unrecognized
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedVaries by Region
Since 2019
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Varies by Region
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
5% Yes
95% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Yes
93% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
6% Good place
80% Not a good place
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