Compare LGBT Rights in Nicaragua & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
44 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
50 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
37 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2007
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1987
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2007
N/A
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