LGBT rights in Brunei

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LGBT rights in Brunei Brunei
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Male illegal, female illegal
Homosexuality is illegal in Brunei and can be punished with death by stoning.[1]
Gender identity/expression
Family rights

Homosexuality is illegal in Brunei and can be punished with up to death. On the 11th of March 2015, a civil servant was fined $1000 Brunei Dollars or 60 days imprisonment for cross dressing under the Syariah Penal Code Order.[2]

Summary table[edit]

Same-sex sexual activity legal No (Penalty: Death penalty)
Equal age of consent No
Anti-discrimination laws in employment No
Anti-discrimination laws in the provision of goods and services No
Anti-discrimination laws in all other areas (incl. indirect discrimination, hate speech) No
Same-sex marriage(s) No
Recognition of same-sex couples No
Both joint and step adoption by same-sex couples No
Gays allowed to serve in the military No
Right to change legal gender No
Commercial surrogacy No
Access to in-vitro fertilization for lesbians No
MSMs allowed to donate blood[3] No
Automatic parenthood for both spouses after birth No

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