Compare LGBT Rights in Somalia & United Arab Emirates

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Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2012
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1975
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesN/AImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1960
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1962
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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