Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
44 / 100
10 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1987
Same-sex marriageNot legalNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousN/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
N/A
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