Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Canada

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
83 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
67 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
89% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
79% Favor
15% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
17% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
76% Support marriage or legal recognition
10% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
74% Strongly/somewhat agree
18% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
21% Not much/not at all
61% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
13% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
51% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
49% Strongly/somewhat agree
36% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
40% Strongly/somewhat agree
47% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
62% Justifiable
10% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
90% Did not mention homosexuals
10% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
82% Support
8% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
81% Agree
13% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
72% Agree
9% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
85% Yes
10% No
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
76% Approve
24% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
80% Approve
20% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
53% Yes
29% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
80% Yes
14% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
80% Good place
12% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
33% Justifiable
25% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
84% Did not mention homosexuals
14% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
32% Justifiable
31% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
83% Did not mention homosexuals
17% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
Region not surveyed
8% Justifiable
60% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, surgery not required
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownRecognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
Illegal
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 1995
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2019
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