Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Cook Islands

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
72 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Banned
Since 2000
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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