Compare LGBT Rights in United Arab Emirates & Vatican City

Equality Index ?
15 / 100
33 / 100
Legal Index ?
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33 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
25 / 100
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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Legal
Since 1929
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1987
Banned
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentOther punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2018
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalN/A
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)N/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1890
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