Compare LGBT Rights in United Arab Emirates & Zambia

Equality Index ?
15 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
25 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
6% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
6% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
4% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
24% Yes
55% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1987
Not legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2019
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Ambiguous
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 2005
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