Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
16 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Banned
Since 1983
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
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1991
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 1983
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
17% Good Place
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
5% Good place
91% Not a good place
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