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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Homosexual activity in Bhutan

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Homosexual activity in Bhutan is legal.

Current status
Since Feb 17, 2021
Legal
Same-sex sexual activity was decriminalized in Bhutan on February 17, 2021.
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Aug 11, 2004–Feb 17, 2021
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Offence of "unnatural" sex is considered a petty misdemeanor in article 213 & 214.
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Same-sex marriage in Bhutan

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Same-sex marriage in Bhutan is not legal.

Current status
Since Aug 11, 2004
Not legal
There is currently no legal recognition for same sex couples.
Sources:
samesexrelationshipguide.com/~/media/files/ssrguide/asia/legal-recognition-of-samesex-relationships--bhutan.pdf
bbs.bt/news/?p=30953
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Bhutan

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Bhutan is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Bhutan, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Bhutan

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Right to change legal gender in Bhutan is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Vague.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Bhutan

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Bhutan is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Bhutan

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LGBT discrimination in Bhutan is no protections.

Current status
Since Dec 14, 2006
No protections
No protection exists for sexual orientation and gender identity under the current constitution.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Bhutan

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LGBT employment discrimination in Bhutan is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 26, 2018
No protections
Gay people or transgender people are misunderstood.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Bhutan

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LGBT housing discrimination in Bhutan is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 26, 2018
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there. As well LGBT people are considered taboo.
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Same-sex adoption in Bhutan

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Same-sex adoption in Bhutan is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Bhutan

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Serving openly in military in Bhutan is legal.

Current status
Legal
No laws restricting or discharging of lgbt people. As well very little discrimination and violence.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Bhutan

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Blood donations by MSMs in Bhutan is legal.

Current status
Legal
There are no blood donation restrictions for MSMs in Bhutan.
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Conversion therapy in Bhutan

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Conversion therapy in Bhutan is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Bhutan

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Equal age of consent in Bhutan is equal.

Current status
Equal
Set age of 14 years.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log