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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Unknown
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)

Ranked #20 out of 34 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(45%) No
Yes (47%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #20 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(47%) No
Yes (40%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #44 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(49%) Not a good place
Good place (38%)

By The Numbers

79%
of Israelis back gay marriage or civil unions
(Hiddush, 2017)

History

Homosexual activity in Israel

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Homosexual activity in Israel is legal.

Current status
Since 1988
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Israel

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Same-sex marriage in Israel is foreign same-sex marriages recognized only.

Current status
Since Nov 2006
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2007091…//www.365gay.com/Newscon06/11/112106israel.htm
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Nov 6, 2006–Sep 1, 2018
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Gay marriage pending, civil unions. As well as unregistered cohabitation.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Israel

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Israel is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Israel, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Israel

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Right to change legal gender in Israel is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Since Jan 21, 2015
Legal, surgery not required
Israelis can now change their legal gender without sex-reassignment surgery as ordered by the Supreme Court
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1986–Jan 21, 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
Israelis can change their legal gender only after a sex-reassignment surgery.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Israel

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Israel is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Israel

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LGBT discrimination in Israel is illegal.

Current status
Since 1992
Illegal
Maintains religious exemptions.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Israel

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LGBT employment discrimination in Israel is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since 1992
Sexual orientation only
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Jan 1, 1992–Dec 2, 2017
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1992
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LGBT housing discrimination in Israel

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LGBT housing discrimination in Israel is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1992
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the Human Rights Law.
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Same-sex adoption in Israel

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Same-sex adoption in Israel is legal.

Current status
Since Feb 2008
Legal
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Israel

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Israel is legal.

Current status
Since 1992
Legal
Homosexuals can serve openly in all branches of the military.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Israel

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Blood donations by MSMs in Israel is legal.

Current status
Since Apr 2018
Legal
A more complex testing process is in place for MSM donations.
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Jun 1, 2017–Apr 2018
Banned (1-year deferral)
1 year deferral
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1980–May 31, 2017
Banned (indefinite deferral)
.
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Conversion therapy in Israel

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Conversion therapy in Israel is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Equal age of consent in Israel

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Equal age of consent in Israel is equal.

Current status
Since May 14, 1948
Equal
The age of consent in Israel is 16 for male-male, female-female, and male-female sex.
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