Compare LGBT Rights in Cyprus & Syria

Equality Index ?
59 / 100
35 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
58% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
14% Agree
45% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
29% Rare
67% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
32% Rare
54% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
40% Agree
55% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
42% Yes
39% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
34% Good place
50% Not a good place
36% Good place
51% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1998
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1949
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2015
Not legal
Since 1949
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2013
No protections
Since 1964
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
No protections
Since 1964
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Unequal
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