Home, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Oceania, News, Sitemap
Home / Asia / United Arab Emirates / Your Stories
loading map..

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Adoption: No
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: No

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have you been denied medical treatment in UNITED ARAB EMIRATES because of your sexual orientation?
No (0 %) Yes, the doctor told me I couldn’t be treated because of my sexual orientation (0 %) Yes, but without explanation (0 %) Yes (0 %)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

YOUR STORIES
Post a new story to this section

Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in UNITED ARAB EMIRATES...
Ali (user currently living in UNITED ARAB EMIRATES) posted for gay readers on 30/07/2011 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
link
mangment of ilga organisation
Dear gay and lesbian brothers and sisters,
I hope I get your help to save my life because my family wanted to kill me. I did not know to who i should go and get Help .
After you , because I faced when you Family want to kill meI
was very surprised.
In short I am ali 20 years old my nationality Yemeni lived for 14 years in Kuwait and year in Yemen
Then 5 years in UAE. Now my suffering begins before 3 years ago my family discovered My makeup and my desire to be Gay
beaten Started and insults there was no mercy of one of them.
A year ago and asked them to work I beg Them then they Agree and With one condititon however, take 60% to 70%
From my salary and i agreed With a hope to enter the university . I have an idea Run Away and Enter To the university. One day I was very uncomfortable, I said to my colleague at work I am Gay and my desire Escape,
but he told some people to do so. My mother and my father went to work in order to receive my Salary , a Guy
Said to them, they asked about
me I want to run away. I had saved a small amount of money And a room close to the apartment to escape. But my family forced me to resign, and they beat me and seemed
Hell ((with Notice my pernts both worked in the police)) and I my Resident Visa is (( in the passport Father spornsrship))
If I ran away in the UAE, the police, Will Bring ME to Them because My Visa FAther Spornsrship.
Now i Stay a year and months and at home, forbidden to leave or contact any one or Speech
Any one. Very difficult to live on your own is not spoke to one or trapped and not free
As I told you that MY Visa ended my stay in my passport and when I asked them they told me they Dont Want ME And THey
Will Send To Yemen to the village and will kill me Without any one knows. The Shoked and the desire
Life has increased in my heart very much and was so afraid for myself. I Afriad go to the police they Will Bring me to
Them. I hope Someone to help me and get me out of hell and death is certain to me.
My Dram Now is to go To US , Work There And Enter university
I will send you my CV in the hope that work in America, a country of freedom and security
I hope to please clarify and to my regret the inconvenience. I always hope to enter university
Like other people i Want love guy made me forget Every THing i Have been Through everything. I hope to please clarify and to my regret the inconvenience And Answer Me
Ali
Email : newlove1991@hotmail.com
add response to story
Ali (user currently living in UNITED ARAB EMIRATES) posted for gay readers on 30/07/2011 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
link
mangment of ilga organisation
Dear gay and lesbian brothers and sisters,
I hope I get your help to save my life because my family wanted to kill me. I did not know to who i should go and get Help .
After you , because I faced when you Family want to kill meI
was very surprised.
In short I am ali 20 years old my nationality Yemeni lived for 14 years in Kuwait and year in Yemen
Then 5 years in UAE. Now my suffering begins before 3 years ago my family discovered My makeup and my desire to be Gay
beaten Started and insults there was no mercy of one of them.
A year ago and asked them to work I beg Them then they Agree and With one condititon however, take 60% to 70%
From my salary and i agreed With a hope to enter the university . I have an idea Run Away and Enter To the university. One day I was very uncomfortable, I said to my colleague at work I am Gay and my desire Escape,
but he told some people to do so. My mother and my father went to work in order to receive my Salary , a Guy
Said to them, they asked about
me I want to run away. I had saved a small amount of money And a room close to the apartment to escape. But my family forced me to resign, and they beat me and seemed
Hell ((with Notice my pernts both worked in the police)) and I my Resident Visa is (( in the passport Father spornsrship))
If I ran away in the UAE, the police, Will Bring ME to Them because My Visa FAther Spornsrship.
Now i Stay a year and months and at home, forbidden to leave or contact any one or Speech
Any one. Very difficult to live on your own is not spoke to one or trapped and not free
As I told you that MY Visa ended my stay in my passport and when I asked them they told me they Dont Want ME And THey
Will Send To Yemen to the village and will kill me Without any one knows. The Shoked and the desire
Life has increased in my heart very much and was so afraid for myself. I Afriad go to the police they Will Bring me to
Them. I hope Someone to help me and get me out of hell and death is certain to me.
My Dram Now is to go To US , Work There And Enter university
I will send you my CV in the hope that work in America, a country of freedom and security
I hope to please clarify and to my regret the inconvenience. I always hope to enter university
Like other people i Want love guy made me forget Every THing i Have been Through everything. I hope to please clarify and to my regret the inconvenience And Answer Me
Ali
Email : newlove1991@hotmail.com
add response to story
add response to story
Bookmark and Share