Compare LGBT Rights in Rwanda & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
26 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
8 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2003
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1986
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1980
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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