Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Syria

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
3 / 100
18 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1949
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Banned
Since 1949
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentState-enforced
Since 1949
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Single only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
N/A
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