Compare LGBT Rights in Jordan & Palestine

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
6 / 100
Legal Index ?
40 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
5 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
1% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
6% Did not mention homosexuals
94% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
7% Yes
93% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
5% Yes
95% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
0% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
1% Justifiable
87% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
38% Did not mention homosexuals
62% Mentioned homosexuals
35% Did not mention homosexuals
65% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
97% No
4% Yes
93% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
6% Good place
80% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
5% Did not mention homosexuals
95% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
0% Justifiable
98% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Did not mention homosexuals
98% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1951
Varies by Region
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentVaries by Region
Since 2019
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1952
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualVaries by Region
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