Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & India

Equality Index ?
57 / 100
63 / 100
Legal Index ?
57 / 100
79 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
47 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
58% Support
18% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
66% Agree
21% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
37% Yes
37% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
26% Good place
43% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
Illegal
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1949
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1949
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2018
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2021
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2013
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