Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1998
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2020
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
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