Compare LGBT Rights in United Arab Emirates & Zimbabwe

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
21 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
25 / 100
9 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Male illegal, female legal
Since 2006
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1987
Banned
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2019
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1980
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Ambiguous
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1971
Ambiguous
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AFemale equal, male N/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
9% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
90% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
10% Did not mention homosexuals
89% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
8% Agree
86% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
19% Yes
59% No
19% Yes
59% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
8% Tolerate
90% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
24% Yes
55% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
86% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
10% Did not mention homosexuals
90% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
5% Good place
82% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
97% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
33% Did not mention homosexuals
67% Mentioned homosexuals
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