Compare LGBT Rights in Bahamas & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
46 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1999
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1998
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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