Compare LGBT Rights in United Arab Emirates & Yemen

Equality Index ?
15 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
25 / 100
17 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1987
Banned
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentImprisonment as 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
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
No protections
Since 1994
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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