Compare LGBT Rights in Angola & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
51 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2019
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2021
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
19% Yes
59% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
17% Good place
66% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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