Compare LGBT Rights in Croatia & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
85 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1977
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2014
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2014
Illegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2009
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2022
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2013
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1999
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1998
N/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
15% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
21% Agree
56% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Rare
52% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
38% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
36% Agree
58% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Yes
52% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
36% Yes
44% No
19% Yes
59% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Favor
64% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
45% Yes
48% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
18% Good place
48% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
19% Justifiable
51% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
55% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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