Compare LGBT Rights in Philippines & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
57 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
57 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
58 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1988
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2007
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1999
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationVaries by RegionNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationVaries by RegionNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyVaries by Region
Since 2021
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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