Compare LGBT Rights in Libya & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
11 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
4 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1953
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1953
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestrictedLegal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1951
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1951
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1953
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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