Compare LGBT Rights in Myanmar & Philippines

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
82% Did not mention homosexuals
18% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
1% Justifiable
86% Not justifiable
25% Justifiable
40% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
36% Agree
55% Disagree
37% Agree
44% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
73% Yes
24% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
73% Yes
26% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
58% Not a good place
58% Good place
38% Not a good place
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1886
Since 1900
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1886
Not legal
Since 1988
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Since 2007
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1886
No protections
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1886
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1886
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2016
Single only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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