Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Tanzania

Equality Index ?
48 / 100
12 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
18 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Banned
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
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 1977
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1977
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1977
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1998
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
19% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
21% Tolerate
78% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
85% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% Good place
89% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
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