Compare LGBT Rights in Tajikistan & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
40 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2008
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1994
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1994
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1994
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1992
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1998
N/A
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