Compare LGBT Rights in United Arab Emirates & Vietnam

Equality Index ?
15 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
25 / 100
49 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1987
Unrecognized
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2019
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2018
Legal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Gender identity only
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1999
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