Compare LGBT Rights in Myanmar

Equality Index ?
18 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
1% Justifiable
86% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Agree
55% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
58% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2016
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1886
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1886
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1886
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1886
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2016
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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