Compare LGBT Rights in Cyprus & Israel

Equality Index ?
59 / 100
59 / 100
Legal Index ?
83 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
36 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
38% Good Place
0%
44% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Favor
56% Oppose
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
13% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
58% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
14% Agree
45% Disagree
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
47% Yes
45% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
29% Rare
67% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
32% Rare
54% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
40% Agree
55% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Yes
39% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
39% Yes
41% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
15% Justifiable
50% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
65% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
40% Yes
47% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
34% Good place
50% Not a good place
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
17% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
53% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
31% Justifiable
42% Not justifiable
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1988
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2015
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
Illegal
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
Sexual orientation only
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1948
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