Compare LGBT Rights in Jamaica & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
26 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
20 / 100
29 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
22% Good Place
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
16% Approve
84% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
13% Yes
64% No
24% Yes
55% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2011
Not legal
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 discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2004
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
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