Compare LGBT Rights in Palestine & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
7 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
29 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
4% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
5% Yes
95% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
4% Yes
93% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
6% Good place
80% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityVaries by Region
Since 1951
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1994
Not legal
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesVaries by Region
Since 2019
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1992
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2014
Not banned
Equal age of consentVaries by RegionUnequal
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