Compare LGBT Rights in Laos & Vietnam

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1990
Legal
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1990
Unrecognized
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguous
Since 1990
Single only
Since 2000
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1953
No protections
Since 1992
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 1992
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1999
Blood donations by MSMsLegalN/A
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
Since 2013
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