Homosexuality, conducted homosexuality is an illegal act.
Article 177 of the Penal Code of Dubai imposes imprisonment of up to 10 years on consensual sodomy.
The most common depiction in the local media of LGBT people involves foreigners, disease, and sex crimes such as rape.
Punishments range from jail time, fines, and deportation.
Adultery and fornication are also crimes, and a person convicted of homosexuality may also face charges of adultery if they have an opposite sex spouse while having sexual relations with a person of the same sex.
He was arrested for public indecency after touching a man on his hip at the Rock Bottom Bar.
In September 2016, the Government passed Federal Decree No 4, a series of changes to reduce doctors’ criminal liability.
Reports even suggest that any site with the word gay or sex is blocked.
In May 2015, Planet Romeo, a LGBT social network, published its first Gay Happiness Index (GHI).
She was released after being detained for over five hours.