Compare LGBT Rights in Thailand

Equality Index ?
62 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
62 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
45% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
12% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
73% Support marriage or legal recognition
11% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
25% Not much/not at all
66% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
84% Strongly/somewhat agree
9% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
75% Strongly/somewhat agree
15% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
79% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
70% Strongly/somewhat agree
20% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
64% Strongly/somewhat agree
25% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
22% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
64% Did not mention homosexuals
36% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
42% Agree
23% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
5% Justifiable
65% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
21% Good place
52% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
3% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
66% Did not mention homosexuals
33% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1956
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitation
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
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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