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    Homosexuality
    Ambiguous
    Gay Marriage
    Varies by Region
    Censorship
    Ambiguous
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    Varies by Region
    Housing Discrimination
    Varies by Region
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Unknown
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Varies by Region
    Age of Consent
    Ambiguous
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
Mixed Legality:
- West Bank (Partially still occupied by Israel): Legal since 1951,equal age of consent
- Gaza Strip : Illegal for males (Penalty: Up to 10 years imprisonment)
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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 varies by region.

Current status
Since 1994
Varies by Region
Unregistered Cohabitation and Same sex Marriage is Legal for Israeli citizens in the Occupied West Bank.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Palestine

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Palestine is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
The Palestinian Police Authorities in the West Bank banned the activities of queer and feminist rights organizationĀ Al Qaws as requested by residents in report of 'suspicious' activities. Whereas in the Gaza Strip the punishment for homosexuality might differ between death and imprisonment. This also extends to the censorship of LGBT issues in the Gaza strip itself.
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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 illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since 1992
Illegal in some contexts
For Israeli citizens in the Occupied West Bank; Employment, Hate Speech and Good & Services Discriminations covered.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Palestine

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LGBT employment discrimination in Palestine is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
For Israeli Citizens in the Occupied West Bank.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Palestine

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LGBT housing discrimination in Palestine is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
For Israeli citizens in the Occupied West Bank.
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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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Serving openly in military in Palestine

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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 varies by region.

Current status
Since 2014
Varies by Region
Conversion Theraphy is partially banned in the Occupied West Bank for Israeli Citizens but in the Gaza Strip and the areas of West Bank under the Palestinian Authorities there is no ban towards conversion theraphy for LGBT people.
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Equal age of consent in Palestine

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Equal age of consent in Palestine is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
West Bank equal for males and Females. Gaza strip unequal for males.
Sources:
Equaldex.
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