Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & United Arab Emirates

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Male illegal, female uncertain
Since 1987
Same-sex marriageNot legalNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2014
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
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
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryUnknownUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1976
N/A
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