Compare LGBT Rights in Indonesia & Malaysia

Equality Index ?
19 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
25 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
12 / 100
19 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
9% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
5% Favor
92% Oppose
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
2% Justifiable
91% Not justifiable
10% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
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)
9% Agree
86% Disagree
21% Agree
51% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
9% Yes
80% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
14% Yes
73% No
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)
3% Yes
93% No
9% Yes
86% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
82% Not a good place
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
2% Justifiable
93% Not justifiable
4% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
29% Did not mention homosexuals
71% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
98% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 2022
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Same-sex marriageNot legalNot legal
Since 1826
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1973
Illegal
Since 1965
Legal recognition of non-binary genderAmbiguousNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1945
No protections
Since 1826
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 1826
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2019
N/A
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