Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Libya

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
11 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
3 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
19 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1953
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Banned
Since 1953
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 1951
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1951
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1951
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1953
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
92% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
37% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
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