Compare LGBT Rights in Israel & Lebanon

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
52% Did not mention homosexuals
48% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
47% Yes
45% No
13% Yes
85% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
40% Yes
47% No
18% Yes
80% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
12% Good place
81% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1988
Ambiguous
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1992
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 1992
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
No protections
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguous
Since 2008
Illegal
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2018
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyUnknownNot banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1948
N/A
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