Compare LGBT Rights in Antigua and Barbuda & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyBanned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2022
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
N/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
12% Approve
88% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
22% Approve
79% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
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
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