Compare LGBT Rights in Cyprus & Palestine

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59 / 100
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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
Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
Region not surveyed
5% Yes
95% 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
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Yes
93% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
34% Good place
50% Not a good place
6% Good place
80% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2015
Unrecognized
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2019
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2013
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Ambiguous
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Since 2022
Not banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
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