Compare LGBT Rights in Trinidad and Tobago & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
47 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
28 / 100
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2018
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1924
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1947
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1962
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2018
N/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
21% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
36% Approve
0%
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
22% Yes
50% No
19% Yes
59% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
31% Yes
52% No
24% Yes
55% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
3% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
53% Did not mention homosexuals
47% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
27% Good place
49% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
2% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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