Compare LGBT Rights in Abu Dhabi & Sharjah

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Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legalMale illegal, female legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2016
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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