Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Nepal

Equality Index ?
47 / 100
73 / 100
Legal Index ?
53 / 100
85 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
61 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2024
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisAmbiguous
Since 2007
Gender-affirming careRestrictedRestricted
Since 1988
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2021
Equal
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