Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
7 / 100
48 / 100
Legal Index ?
7 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
45 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1984
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation only
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
Since 2012
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