Compare LGBT Rights in Ecuador & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
58 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
78 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
37 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1997
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1998
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2008
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
N/A
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