Compare LGBT Rights in Armenia & Syria

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36 / 100
37 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Did not mention homosexuals
82% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
2% Justifiable
93% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
6% Agree
80% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
3% Favor
96% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
1% Yes
97% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
81% Not a good place
36% Good place
51% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1949
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyNot legal
Since 1949
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1995
No protections
Since 1964
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
Since 1964
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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