Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
40 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1996
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2020
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2010
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1994
Full DetailsFull Details

Full details about each issue can be found on each region's page. Data missing from the above chart? You can help! Sign up or log in to contribute information to Equaldex!

Share This Comparison