Compare LGBT Rights in Liechtenstein & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
63 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
69 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1989
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageCivil unions (marriage rights)
Since 2011
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2016
Illegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2016
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2023
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryN/AIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
19% Yes
59% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
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