Compare LGBT Rights in Kuwait

Equality Index ?
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
17 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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