Compare LGBT Rights in Syria

Equality Index ?
35 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
36% Good place
51% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1949
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1949
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1964
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1964
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
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