Compare LGBT Rights in Thailand & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
58 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
62 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1956
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2005
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1977
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1997
N/A
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