Compare LGBT Rights in United Arab Emirates & Vatican City

Equality Index ?
15 / 100
32 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
32 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
Not enough data
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
24% Yes
55% No
Region not surveyed
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Legal
Since 1929
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1987
Not legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentOther punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 1890
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