Compare LGBT Rights in Malaysia & Thailand

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
8 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
62 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1826
Since 1956
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1826
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1983
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1997
Since 1994
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1826
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1826
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1826
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2005
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1977
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1997
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