Compare LGBT Rights in Cyprus

Equality Index ?
59 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
58% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
14% Agree
45% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
29% Rare
67% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
32% Rare
54% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
40% Agree
55% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Yes
39% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
34% Good place
50% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
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