By Richard Ammon. Foreign travel advice Laos. Home Passports, travel and living abroad Travel abroad Foreign travel advice. The ability for homosexuals to serve in the military and be open about their sexuality. If I did, then this would attract negative attention from the police and Lao Lao Garden would be closed down. Is HIV infection a big problem in Laos? Thank you for your feedback.
In Laos men are expected to be the leader of the family, so families disapprove when their brother or uncle says they are gay.
Currently, there are no laws prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and the national Constitution does not expressly address sexual orientation or gender identity issues. Women should also cover their shoulders, including when swimming in waterfalls. Numerous claims have suggested that Laos is one of the most tolerant communist states at the current time, with a growing acceptance of homosexuality. Consensual sexual activity between individuals of the same sex.
In SE Asia they are accepted more in everyday life — this we found very interesting!