Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
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Have you had problems obtaining treatment for HIV/AIDS or STD/STIs in VIET NAM?
Yes, there is no access prevention
Yes, access to prevention is limited
Yes, getting prevention is stigmatized
Details of research conducted into male homosexuality in Vietnam were released in July 2011, by the STDs/HIV/AIDS Prevention Center, which provided a lot of interesting
information about gays in Vietnam.
17/07/2011 | ILGA Communication Team Asia
| VIET NAM
Homosexuality has been mentioned in Vietnam for a decade. Though it is not officially recognized, “the third world” has become a part of the Vietnamese society. However, it would be a long way for homosexual marriage to be recognized by the law. >>>
A website for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) in Vietnam was launched this month in Ho Chi Minh City with the support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).
07/09/2010 | ILGA Communication Team Asia
| VIET NAM
The rape of a transgender woman in the north-central province of Quang Binh has sparked a serious debate among legal professionals after judicial authorities declined to prosecute the three perpetrators. >>>