Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Venezuela

Equality Index ?
47 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
53 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
46 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Banned
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisIllegal
Gender-affirming careRestrictedLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2023
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2021
Equal
Since 1998
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