Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Ethiopia

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
10 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
14 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Banned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
30% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
4% Agree
72% Disagree
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Good place
77% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
18% Did not mention homosexuals
82% Mentioned homosexuals
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