Compare LGBT Rights in Cambodia & Malaysia

Equality Index ?
56 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
43% Good Place
0%
9% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
40% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
16% Support
65% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
24% Agree
65% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
21% Agree
51% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
45% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% Yes
86% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
29% Good place
63% Not a good place
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
29% Did not mention homosexuals
71% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Same-sex marriageVaries by Region
Since 2021
Not legal
Since 1826
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Since 1965
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1826
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguous
Since 2012
Single only
Since 1826
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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