Compare LGBT Rights in Lesotho & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
39 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
49 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
30 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2012
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1966
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1994
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2012
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1966
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2012
N/A
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