Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & India

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
77 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
63% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Favor
43% Oppose
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?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
37% Yes
37% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
33% Yes
44% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
26% Good place
43% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
10% Justifiable
48% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
60% Did not mention homosexuals
40% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
71% Did not mention homosexuals
29% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
39% Did not mention homosexuals
61% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
9% Did not mention homosexuals
91% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
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 militaryLegalUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2021
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2018
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