Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & El Salvador

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
33 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 1974
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisIllegal
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
Illegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2018
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1974
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
14% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
43% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
19% Approve
81% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
34% Approve
66% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
11% Favor
81% Oppose
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
5% Morally acceptable
86% Morally wrong
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
34% Yes
62% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
44% Good place
50% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
83% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
22% Did not mention homosexuals
78% Mentioned homosexuals
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