Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & United States

Equality Index ?
47 / 100
74 / 100
Legal Index ?
53 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
62 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipVaries by Region
Since 2021
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisVaries by Region
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careRestrictedVaries by Region
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownVaries by Region
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2021
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2021
Equal
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