Compare LGBT Rights in Israel & Syria

Equality Index ?
61 / 100
21 / 100
Legal Index ?
80 / 100
14 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
43 / 100
27 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
44% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
39% Yes
41% No
21% Yes
56% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
40% Yes
47% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
36% Good place
51% 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
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1949
Same-sex marriageUnregistered cohabitation
Since 1994
Not legal
Since 1949
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 1949
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
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
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2023
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2021
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2022
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1948
N/A
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