Compare LGBT Rights in Malaysia & Philippines

Equality Index ?
14 / 100
57 / 100
Legal Index ?
8 / 100
56 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
9% Good Place
0%
65% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
10% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
19% Justifiable
40% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
40% Did not mention homosexuals
60% Mentioned homosexuals
82% Did not mention homosexuals
18% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
16% Support
65% Against
Region not surveyed
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
24% Agree
65% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
21% Agree
51% Disagree
37% Agree
44% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
73% Yes
24% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
45% No
28% Yes
49% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
3% Justifiable
75% Not justifiable
21% Justifiable
44% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
72% Did not mention homosexuals
28% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
9% Yes
86% No
73% Yes
26% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
58% Good place
38% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
29% Did not mention homosexuals
71% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
11% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
68% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Legal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1826
Unrecognized
Since 1988
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1965
Illegal
Since 2007
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1826
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 1987
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1826
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1826
Single only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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