Compare LGBT Rights in Taiwan & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
85 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
48 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1947
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2021
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2018
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (5-year deferral)
Since 2018
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1947
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