Recognition of Same-sex Unions
Laos does not recognize same-sex marriages, nor any other form of same-sex union. There have been no known debates of such unions being legalized in the near future, though this does not imply that the government or Laotians are opposed to such unions, the topic has simply yet to come up for debate.
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