Compare LGBT Rights in Central African Republic & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2003
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 2003
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Public Opinion
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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