Compare LGBT Rights in Serbia & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
47 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
30 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2006
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2009
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2021
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2005
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2008
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2007
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
N/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
18% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
22% Support
73% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
42% Disagree
52% Agree
Region not surveyed
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
69% Agree
28% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
24% Acceptable
73% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
10% Justifiable
67% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
45% Did not mention homosexuals
52% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
72% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
21% Yes
55% No
19% Yes
59% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
12% Favor
83% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
21% Yes
75% No
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
12% Support
56% Not Support
Region not surveyed
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
0% Disagree
53% Agree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
9% Acceptable
89% Unacceptable
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
70% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
26% Justifiable
42% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
31% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
3% Justifiable
76% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
51% Did not mention homosexuals
49% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
5% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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