Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Iran

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Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Not legal
Since 1979
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2013
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1979
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Since 1979
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