Compare LGBT Rights in Kuwait

Equality Index ?
7 / 100
Legal Index ?
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Gender-affirming careBanned
Since 2007
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionN/A
Intersex infant surgeryUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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