Compare LGBT Rights in Brunei & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
7 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
7 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
62 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1996
Legal, but banned for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1951
Legal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownParental approval required
Since 1989
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1951
Equal
Since 2001
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