Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Lesotho

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
44 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
59 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
29 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
33% Good Place
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
16% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Since 1966
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Since 2012
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1966
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2012
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