Compare LGBT Rights in Laos & Thailand

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53 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
64% Did not mention homosexuals
36% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
26% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
42% Agree
23% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
21% Good place
52% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1990
Legal
Since 1956
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1990
Unrecognized
Since 1932
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Since 1932
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguous
Since 1990
Married couples only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2005
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1977
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1997
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