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LGBT Rights in Vientiane province

The laws displayed for Vientiane are the same as Laos.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    Ambiguous
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    Ambiguous
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Vientiane

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Homosexual activity in Vientiane is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 9, 1990
Legal
The penal code for the current political system was not drafted until the 1990 (37 years after the country gained independence)
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Same-sex marriage in Vientiane

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Same-sex marriage in Vientiane is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Nov 29, 1990
Unrecognized
Gay marriage and Gay Unions pending.
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Nov 29, 1990–-0001
Unrecognized
Article 1 of the marriage law defines marriage to be a union between a man and a woman
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Vientiane

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Vientiane is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Laos, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Vientiane

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Right to change legal gender in Vientiane is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Jun 18, 2009
Legal, but requires surgery
Laos legalized changing gender in 2009 but there is no protection laws :(
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Vientiane

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Vientiane is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Vientiane

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LGBT discrimination in Vientiane is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 22, 1953
No protections
The constitution does not explicitly cover sexual orientations and gender identities in protection against discrimination
Sources:
ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/@ed_protect/@protrav/@ilo_aids/documents/legaldocument/wcms_117348.pdf
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LGBT employment discrimination in Vientiane

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LGBT employment discrimination in Vientiane is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 22, 1953
No protections
No information on this.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Vientiane

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LGBT housing discrimination in Vientiane is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 22, 1953
No protections
They have no protections in laos.
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Same-sex adoption in Vientiane

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Same-sex adoption in Vientiane is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Dec 24, 1990
Ambiguous
The Lao family law states in article 38 that people who have "inappropriate behaviours" or those who have had their parental rights withdrawn may not adopt children. However, LGBT is not explicitly covered in the way this law is written so the result is ambiguous.
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Dec 24, 1990–Sep 13, 2018
Single only
Legal under constitution. No laws for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Vientiane

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Serving openly in military in Vientiane is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2012
Ambiguous
No laws restricting or allowing MSM to donate blood.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2009022…//www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2008/eap/119045.htm
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Blood donations by MSMs in Vientiane

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Blood donations by MSMs in Vientiane is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No laws resticting MSM to donate blood.
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Conversion therapy in Vientiane

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Conversion therapy in Vientiane is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Vientiane

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Equal age of consent in Vientiane is equal.

Current status
Equal
No laws have ever existed for this.
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