Compare LGBT Rights in Germany & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
95 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
66 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2017
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2011
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2006
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2017
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2021
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2000
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1988
N/A
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