Compare LGBT Rights in Gabon & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
47 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
14 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2020
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1963
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2016
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2020
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 2020
N/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
13% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
19% Yes
59% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
83% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
20% Tolerate
79% Not tolerate
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)
5% Good place
95% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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