Compare LGBT Rights in Moldova & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
64 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
8 / 100
29 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
8% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
5% Favor
92% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
5% Yes
92% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
7% Good place
78% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
6% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
2% Justifiable
76% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
23% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1994
Not legal
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2012
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2014
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Unequal
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