Compare LGBT Rights in Oman & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
11 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
11 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
25 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1974
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1996
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1996
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1996
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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