Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Have you been harassed or arrested in VIET NAM because of your same-sex relationship?
Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans
Yes, but it is not against the law
Le Quang Binh, Director of Institute for Studies of Society, Economics and Environment (ISEE) said that Vietnam has about 1.65 million gay, lesbian and bisexual citizens between the ages of 15-59. Although the press had only covered 10 well-publicised same sex marriages, in reality, there are many same sex partnership ceremonies that have been held in Vietnam without such fanfare. More and more gay people want to come out and just be themselves.