Entry #1817: Same-sex marriage in Bhutan

Original entry by danlev danlev ()

RegionBhutan
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusNot legal
Start DateAug 11, 2004
End Datenow
DescriptionSince the Penal code of Bhutan was formalized in 2004, homosexuality is considered illegal and people found guilty can be sentenced to prison for 1 month to 1 year as per the clauses 213 & 214.
Sources"http://www.samesexrelationshipguide.com/~/media/files/ssrguide/asia/legal-recognition-of-samesex-relationships--bhutan.pdf http://www.bbs.bt/news/?p=30953 "
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