Compare LGBT Rights in Israel & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
25 / 100
Public Opinion
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
47% Yes
45% No
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
40% Yes
47% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1988
Male illegal, female uncertain
Since 1987
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1992
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 1992
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2008
Illegal
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Unknown
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2018
Unknown
Conversion therapyUnknownNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1948
N/A
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