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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    Ambiguous
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #44 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(39%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (58.1%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #38 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(46.4%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (17.4%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #46 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(45.3%) Disagree
Agree (14.2%)

Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)

Ranked #24 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "For each of the following types of discrimination, could you please tell me whether, in your opinion, it is very widespread, fairly widespread, fairly rare or very rare in (OUR COUNTRY)? Discrimination on the basis of: Sexual orientation (being gay, lesbian, bisexual)"

(67%) Widespread
Rare (29%)

Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)

Ranked #20 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "For each of the following types of discrimination, could you please tell me whether, in your opinion, it is very widespread, fairly widespread, fairly rare or very rare in (OUR COUNTRY)? Discrimination on the basis of: Being transgender"

(54%) Widespread
Rare (32%)

Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)

Ranked #22 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?: There is nothing wrong in a sexual relationship between two persons of the same sex"

(55%) Disagree
Agree (40%)

Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)

Ranked #18 out of 28 countries surveyed. (Source: Eurobarometer, May 2019)

Question: "Do you think that transgender persons should be able to change their civil documents to match their inner gender identity?"

(39%) No
Yes (42%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #48 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(50%) Not a good place
Good place (34%)

History

Homosexual activity in Cyprus

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Homosexual activity in Cyprus is legal.

Current status
Since May 21, 1998
Legal
Homosexuality legalised following the European Court of Human Rights case of Modinos v. Cyprus.
Sources:
hudoc.echr.coe.int/sites/en…"dmdocnumber":["695711"],"itemid":["001-57834"]}
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Same-sex marriage in Cyprus

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Same-sex marriage in Cyprus is civil unions.

Current status
Since Nov 26, 2015
Civil unions
On 26 November 2015, a civil union bill was passed by the House of Representatives with 39 in favour, 12 against and 3 abstentions. The law was published on 9 December 2015, and took effect that same day.
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Until Nov 26, 2015
Unrecognized
Nationwide.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Cyprus

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Cyprus is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Cyprus, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Cyprus

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Right to change legal gender in Cyprus is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
In November 2017, President Nicos Anastasiades met advocacy group Accept-LGBT Cyprus to discuss issues concerning transgender rights. A bill to allow transgender people to change their legal sex has been drafted, with the support of the President and the Justice Minister. On 10 June 2019, following months of stalling and delay, four parents of transgender children spoke in favor of the bill and urged for its "speedy adoption". The legislation would allow transgender people over 18 to right to change their legal gender on the basis of self-determination, without a diagnosis, hormonal treatment or sex reassignment surgery
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Cyprus

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Cyprus is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Cyprus

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LGBT discrimination in Cyprus is illegal.

Current status
Since Oct 10, 2013
Illegal
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Until Oct 10, 2013
Illegal in some contexts
Until 2013 discrimination was only illegal in the workplace.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Cyprus

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LGBT employment discrimination in Cyprus is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2014
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Sexual orientation only in Northern Cyprus.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Cyprus

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LGBT housing discrimination in Cyprus is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Discrimination in all cases are illegal
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Same-sex adoption in Cyprus

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Same-sex adoption in Cyprus is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Illegal
Sources:
Not allowed
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Cyprus

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Cyprus is legal.

Current status
Legal
LGBT people are allowed to serve openly
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Until Jan 1, 2016
Illegal
Although technically illegal and viewed by the Ministry of Defence as a mental illness, the law has never been enforced.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Cyprus

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Blood donations by MSMs in Cyprus is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No data
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Conversion therapy in Cyprus

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Conversion therapy in Cyprus is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversion therapy ban pending. Fined though.
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Equal age of consent in Cyprus

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Equal age of consent in Cyprus is equal.

Current status
Since Jul 11, 2002
Equal
Equalised age of consent at 16.
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