Compare LGBT Rights in Thailand

Equality Index ?
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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
64% Did not mention homosexuals
36% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
26% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
42% Agree
23% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
21% Good place
52% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1956
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1932
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2005
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1977
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
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