Compare LGBT Rights in Macau & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
54 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
29 / 100
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
21% Justifiable
26% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
55% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
47% Agree
14% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2013
Not legal
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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