Compare LGBT Rights in El Salvador & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
41 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
49 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
33 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1974
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforced
Since 2024
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2017
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2018
Blood donations by MSMsLegal with restrictionsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1974
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