Information on the conditions for LGBT people in Bhutan is very scarce. Homosexuality is illegal in Bhutan in the penal code of Bhutan and is punishable with a prison sentence from between one month to less than one year.


Male to male relationships: Not legal

Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years

Female to female relationships: Not legal

Marriage and substitutes for marriage: No law

More on the law of Bhutan at

Social climate

More on the social climate for LGBT people in Bhutan in this article from Bhutan Observer

LGBT organizations/networks

None found as of July 2012



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