Compare LGBT Rights in Cyprus & Syria

Equality Index ?
59 / 100
21 / 100
Legal Index ?
83 / 100
14 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
36 / 100
27 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
38% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
13% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
58% Did not mention homosexuals
39% Mentioned homosexuals
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
21% Yes
56% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
15% Justifiable
50% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
65% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
34% Good place
50% Not a good place
36% Good place
51% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
17% Justifiable
53% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
53% Did not mention homosexuals
45% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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 censorshipState-enforced
Since 1949
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2013
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2004
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
N/A
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