Compare LGBT Rights in Iraq & Israel

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Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
4% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
47% Yes
45% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
40% Yes
47% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 1969
Since 1988
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
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 discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2008
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Since 2018
Conversion therapyAmbiguousUnknown
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1969
Since 1948
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