Compare LGBT Rights in Cyprus & Israel

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59 / 100
69 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
58% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
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?" (2019)
(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
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
40% Yes
47% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
34% Good place
50% Not a good place
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1988
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2015
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
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 adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2008
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Since 2018
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1948
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