Compare LGBT Rights in Kuwait & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
16 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
16 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
63 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1960
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1960
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforced
Since 2022
No censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1995
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionN/ALegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1960
Equal
Since 2001
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