Compare LGBT Rights in Macau & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
54 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
68 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2013
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictionsIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1971
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
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
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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