Compare LGBT Rights in Israel & Turkey

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
37 / 100
Public Opinion
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
43% Support
25% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
39% Agree
44% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
21% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
78% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
17% Agree
54% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
47% Yes
45% No
25% Yes
57% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
40% Yes
47% No
9% Yes
78% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
38% Good place
49% Not a good place
11% Good place
68% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1988
Legal
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2006
Unrecognized
Since 1923
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 1992
No protections
Since 1858
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 1992
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
No protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguous
Since 2008
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1992
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2018
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyUnknownN/A
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1948
Equal
Since 1858
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