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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Male illegal, female legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    Varies by Region
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)

Ranked #7 out of 7 regions surveyed. (Source: BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)

Question: "Is homosexuality an acceptable practice?"

(95%) No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Yes (5%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #31 out of 39 regions 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 regions 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 male illegal, female legal.

Current status
Since 1951
Male illegal, female legal
Mixed Legality:
- West Bank (Partially still occupied by Israel): Legal since 1951,equal age of consent
- Gaza Strip : Illegal for males (not enforced) (Penalty: Up to 10 years imprisonment)
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Feb 12, 2017–-0001
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 unrecognized.

Current status
Since 1994
Unrecognized
In the areas administrated by the palestinian authority and the Gaza strip, Gay Marriage is unrecognized, however, 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 no censorship.

Current status
Since 2019
No censorship
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, however, this law was later retired following internacional backlash. On the Gaza strip, there is no information about the topic.
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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
In the gaza strip and in the west bank, there is no laws in place to change your legal gender. However, Israeli citizens in the Occupied West Bank can change their legal gender.
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Until -0001
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 no protections.

Current status
Since 1992
No protections
In the areas administrated by the palestinian authority and the gaza strip, there is no protections for lgbt personel. 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 no protections.

Current status
No protections
In the areas controlled by the Palestinian authority and the Gaza strip,there is no protections for LGBTQ+ personel.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 no protections.

Current status
No protections
In the areas controlled by the Palestinian authority and the Gaza strip,there is no protections for LGBTQ+ personel. 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
There is 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 ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
The state of palestine doesn't have a military, however LGBT personel are not asked about their sexuality to serve the national police of Palestine.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Palestine

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Blood donations by MSMs in Palestine is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Illegal, homosexuals can't donate blood in palestine (except
for Israeli citizens).
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Until -0001
Legal
Legal, in palestine.
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Conversion therapy in Palestine

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Conversion therapy in Palestine is not banned.

Current status
Since 2014
Not banned
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 varies by region.

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