Compare LGBT Rights in United Arab Emirates & Wallis and Futuna

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
98 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
98 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
25 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Legal
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
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1984
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
19% Yes
59% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
24% Yes
55% No
Region not surveyed
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