Compare LGBT Rights in Cyprus & Israel

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
40% support
47% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1988
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionLegalLegal
Since 2008
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
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1948
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
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