Compare LGBT Rights in Egypt & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
14 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
12 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 2000
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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