Compare LGBT Rights in Seychelles & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
29 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2016
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2006
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2006
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
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