Compare LGBT Rights in Lithuania & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
28 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1993
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1992
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesFine as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2022
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2000
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
N/A
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