Compare LGBT Rights in Timor-Leste & Laos

Equality Index ?
33 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
53 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
14 / 100
47 / 100
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
0%
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1975
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Since 1990
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1975
Equal
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