Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & India

Equality Index ?
47 / 100
60 / 100
Legal Index ?
53 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
54 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestrictedLegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownVaries by Region
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2021
Since 2018
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