Compare LGBT Rights in Laos

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
47% Good Place
0%
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1990
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguous
Since 1990
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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