Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Myanmar

Equality Index ?
47 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
53 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1861
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Since 1886
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisIllegal
Gender-affirming careRestrictedRestricted
Since 1963
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1886
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1886
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1886
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2016
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2021
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