Bandar Seri Begawan - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a good city for LGBT expatriates? Why or why not?

Don’t believe all the stores talking about how sharia law persecuted the LGBT community. They are fine and thriving. Maybe not as “open” as in other countries, but then again, straight people aren’t as publicly flirtatious here either. - Jan 2021

No. - Aug 2014

Really not. Locals are very traditional and sexual relations between people of the same sex is a jail-able offense. Any locals that may be gay or lesbian keep it quiet. - Nov 2013

Fine, as long as no open displays of affection. - Dec 2008

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