Compare LGBT Rights in Israel & Palestine

Equality Index ?
61 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
80 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
43 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
44% Good Place
0%
4% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
36% Favor
56% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
47% Yes
45% No
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
39% Yes
41% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
40% Yes
47% No
4% Yes
93% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
6% Good place
80% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
31% Justifiable
42% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1963
Varies by Region
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitation
Since 1994
Unrecognized
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipVaries by Region
Since 2019
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1992
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 1992
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2023
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2021
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2022
Not banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1948
Varies by Region
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