Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & Turkmenistan

Equality Index ?
4 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough dataNot enough data
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2019
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1999
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Unrecognized
Since 1992
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedAmbiguous
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Gender identity only
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Single only
Since 2020
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot bannedSexual orientation only
Since 2012
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Female equal, male N/A
Since 2014
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