Compare LGBT Rights in Suriname & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
23 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1910
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2023
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2022
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 1869
N/A
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