Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Eswatini

Equality Index ?
3 / 100
23 / 100
Legal Index ?
3 / 100
23 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
22 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Banned
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
No protections
Since 1907
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1907
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1907
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Single only
Since 1968
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
Since 2015
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
22% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
26% Tolerate
74% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
18% Tolerate
81% Not tolerate
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