Compare LGBT Rights in Lebanon

Equality Index ?
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
52% Did not mention homosexuals
48% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
5% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
13% Yes
85% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
18% Yes
80% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
12% Good place
81% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityAmbiguous
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentN/A
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