Compare LGBT Rights in Cyprus & Jordan

Equality Index ?
59 / 100
24 / 100
Legal Index ?
83 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
36 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
38% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
13% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
1% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
58% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
14% Agree
45% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
7% Yes
93% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
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
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
15% Justifiable
50% Not justifiable
0% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
65% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
38% Did not mention homosexuals
62% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
97% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
34% Good place
50% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
17% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
53% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
5% Did not mention homosexuals
95% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
98% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
2% Did not mention homosexuals
98% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2015
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
No protections
Since 1952
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
No protections
Since 1952
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1952
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
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