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    Homosexuality
    Ambiguous
    Gay Marriage
    Unknown
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    Unknown
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Unknown
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #31 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(93%) No
Yes (4%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #94 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?"

(80%) Not a good place
Good place (6%)

History

Homosexual activity in Palestine

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Homosexual activity in Palestine is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
In the Occupied Palestinian Territories, although the law does not provide any explicit protections for LGBTQ persons, there are no formal laws against same-sex sexual activities. It should be noted, however, that laws against “indecency” are sometimes used, on an irregular and unpredictable basis, to criminalize same-sex acts. Officially, consensual sexual activities in private between members of the same sex who are at least 15 years of age are not illegal. Laws against sexual assault, rape, and indecency apply equally, regardless of the sex of the parties involved. This is not to say life is "easy" for LGBTQ Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. However, the problems they face are not primarily legal in nature but pertain more to social and cultural circumstances.
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Feb 12, 2017–Sep 9, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
Up to 10 years in prison in the Gaza strip. Under British Mandate criminal code Ordinance number. 74. Not enforced. Female always legal.

Same-sex marriage in Palestine

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Same-sex marriage in Palestine is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Palestine

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Palestine is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Palestine is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No laws in place.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Palestine

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Palestine

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LGBT discrimination in Palestine is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT employment discrimination in Palestine

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LGBT employment discrimination in Palestine is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Palestine

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LGBT housing discrimination in Palestine is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Palestine

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Same-sex adoption in Palestine is single only.

Current status
Single only
no laws in place for same sex couples.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Palestine

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Palestine is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Blood donations by MSMs in Palestine

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Blood donations by MSMs in Palestine is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Palestine

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Conversion therapy in Palestine is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Palestine

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Equal age of consent in Palestine is unequal.

Current status
Unequal
Unequal for males.
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