Compare LGBT Rights in Laos & Myanmar

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53 / 100
28 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
86% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
36% Agree
55% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
23% Good place
58% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1990
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1886
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1990
Unrecognized
Since 1886
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
No protections
Since 1886
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
No protections
Since 1886
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
No protections
Since 1886
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguous
Since 1990
Legal
Since 2016
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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