Compare LGBT Rights in United Arab Emirates & Uruguay

Equality Index ?
15 / 100
83 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
25 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Legal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1987
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2019
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2018
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2009
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2018
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1933
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