Compare LGBT Rights in North Macedonia & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
44 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
64 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
25 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1996
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1996
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2006
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2020
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
No 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 2009
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
N/A
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