Compare LGBT Rights in Jordan & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
24 / 100
10 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
4 / 100
Not enough data
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
1% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
7% Yes
93% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
97% No
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1951
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1987
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalN/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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