• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    Ambiguous
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    Ambiguous
  • Age of Consent
    Ambiguous
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Syria

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Jun 22, 1949–Sep 20, 2017
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 3 years in prison. Not enforced.
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Current status
(since Jun 22, 1949)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
The penal law states any "carnal intercourse against the order of nature... shall be punished with imprisonment..."
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Same-sex marriage in Syria

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Jun 22, 1949–Dec 19, 2017
Unrecognized
no laws making gay marriage illegal.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Jun 22, 1949)
Not legal
As homosexuality is illegal, same sex marriage is also illegal by default.
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Right to change legal gender in Syria

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2004)
Legal, surgery not required
transsexuals allowed to change gender.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2011071…//www.gaymiddleeast.com/news/article17.htm
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Same-sex adoption in Syria

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Current status
Ambiguous
Since homosexuality is illegal. but no laws making it illegal.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Syria

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Current status
(since Apr 25, 1964)
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Syria

?
Current status
(since Apr 25, 1964)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Syria

?
Current status
(since Apr 25, 1964)
No protections
No protections what soever.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Syria

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Current status
Ambiguous
Not much information on LGBT people in Syria.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Syria

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Current status
Ambiguous
homosexuality is illegal there. age of consent is not equal.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Syria

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Syria

?
Current status
Ambiguous
Not much information about Syrian LGBT.
Sources:
No
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