Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Sao Tome and Principe

Equality Index ?
3 / 100
47 / 100
Legal Index ?
3 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
43 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
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
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
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
45% Tolerate
51% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
40% Tolerate
59% Not tolerate
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