Compare LGBT Rights in Romania & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
44 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
37 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2009
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforced
Since 2022
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1999
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2000
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2000
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2000
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2023
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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