Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Iraq

Equality Index ?
47 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
53 / 100
4 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
22 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Unrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisIllegal
Since 2024
Gender-affirming careRestrictedBanned
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2021
N/A
Since 2024
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