Compare LGBT Rights in Estonia & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
84 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
44 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1992
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2024
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 1999
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1971
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 2024
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2002
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
N/A
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