Compare LGBT Rights in Gambia & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
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15 / 100
Legal Index ?
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5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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25 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2014
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
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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