Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Kosovo

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
45 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
64 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
27 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Unrecognized
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1989
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
Illegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2006
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2004
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
8% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
15% Support
79% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
34% Disagree
60% Agree
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Agree
40% Disagree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Acceptable
77% Unacceptable
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
3% Support
62% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
0% Disagree
45% Agree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
12% Acceptable
85% Unacceptable
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