Compare LGBT Rights in Switzerland & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
68 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
76 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
29 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
76% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
58% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
70% Support marriage or legal recognition
18% Against
Region not surveyed
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
34% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
37% Not much/not at all
45% A great deal/fair amount
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
69% Strongly/somewhat agree
24% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
60% Strongly/somewhat agree
27% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
49% Strongly/somewhat agree
38% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
48% Strongly/somewhat agree
41% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
61% Justifiable
13% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
93% Did not mention homosexuals
6% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
49% Agree
25% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
48% Yes
30% No
24% Yes
55% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
58% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
45% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
81% Did not mention homosexuals
19% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
20% Justifiable
44% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2022
Not legal
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2022
Illegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2020
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2021
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1992
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1992
Unequal
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