Compare LGBT Rights in Cayman Islands & Laos

Equality Index ?
71 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
71 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
47 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2020
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Since 1990
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Good Place
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