Compare LGBT Rights in Kazakhstan & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
12 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2024
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2011
Illegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2022
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 1991
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
N/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
8% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
3% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
16% Agree
56% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
12% Yes
66% No
19% Yes
59% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
7% Favor
89% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
7% Yes
85% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
3% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
9% Good place
49% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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