Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Niger

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
13 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2006
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
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
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Since 1960
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Since 2016
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
15% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
9% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Good place
95% Not a good place
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