Compare LGBT Rights in Senegal & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
22 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
4 / 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 homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
3% Tolerate
97% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
4% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
96% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
1% Good place
98% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1966
Not legal
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
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