Compare LGBT Rights in Cyprus & Iraq

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Ambiguous
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionLegalSingle only
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2013
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
No protections
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
N/A
Since 1969
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
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