• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✖ Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Housing Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

Public Opinion

"Should Society Accept Homosexuality?"

Israel ranks #20 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 4, 2013)
(47%) No
Yes (40%)

History

Homosexual activity in Israel

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Current status
(since 1988)
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Israel

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Current status
(since Nov 2006)
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2007091…//www.365gay.com/Newscon06/11/112106israel.htm
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Right to change legal gender in Israel

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Current status
(since Jan 21, 2015)
Legal, surgery not required
Israelis can now change their legal gender without sex-reassignment surgery as ordered by the Supreme Court
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1986–Jan 21, 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
Israelis can change their legal gender only after a sex-reassignment surgery.
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Same-sex adoption in Israel

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Current status
(since Feb 2008)
Legal
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LGBT discrimination in Israel

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Current status
(since 1992)
Illegal
Maintains religious exemptions.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Israel

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Current status
(since 1992)
Sexual orientation only
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LGBT housing discrimination in Israel

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1992)
Sexual orientation only
Under the Human Rights Law.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Israel

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Current status
(since 1992)
Legal
Homosexuals can serve openly in all branches of the military.
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Equal age of consent in Israel

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Current status
(since May 14, 1948)
Equal
The age of consent in Israel is 16 for male-male, female-female, and male-female sex.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Israel

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Current status
(since 1980)
Banned (indefinite deferral)
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Jan 1, 1980–Feb 23, 2017
Legal
According to the ESAT
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Conversion therapy in Israel

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Current status
Not banned
it is a safe haven for people practicing this.
Sources:
No
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