Compare LGBT Rights in Tonga & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
29 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
25 / 100
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1988
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1998
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 2013
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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