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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #47 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?"

(51%) Not a good place
Good place (36%)

History

Homosexual activity in Syria

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Homosexual activity in Syria is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Jun 22, 1949
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
The penal law states any "carnal intercourse against the order of nature... shall be punished with imprisonment..."

Same-sex marriage in Syria

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Same-sex marriage in Syria is not legal.

Current status
Since Jun 22, 1949
Not legal
As homosexuality is illegal, same sex marriage is also illegal by default.
Added by vviet93  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jun 22, 1949–Sep 9, 2018
Unrecognized
In Kurdistan, Syria, foreign same sex marriage recognized under EU law.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Syria

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Syria is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Syria, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
Added by equaldex  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Syria

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Right to change legal gender in Syria is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since 2004
Legal, but requires surgery
Transgender people are allowed to change legal gender. Sex reassignment surgery is allowed for people whose gender is unclear or whose physical features do not match their physiological, biological and genetic characteristics, first case was reported in 2004.
Added by Muhammadaji2022  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Syria

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Syria

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LGBT discrimination in Syria is no protections.

Current status
Since Apr 25, 1964
No protections
Added by vviet93  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Apr 22, 1964–Sep 10, 2018
No protections
None exist according to the 2016 ILGA lgbt rights report.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Syria

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LGBT employment discrimination in Syria is no protections.

Current status
Since Apr 25, 1964
No protections
Homosexuality is Taboo.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Syria

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LGBT housing discrimination in Syria is no protections.

Current status
Since Apr 25, 1964
No protections
No protections what soever.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Syria

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Same-sex adoption in Syria is single only.

Current status
Single only
single option in Syrian held areas. legal in afar which is taken by turkey.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Serving openly in military in Syria

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Serving openly in military in Syria is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions. however no discrimination protections. Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Syria

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Blood donations by MSMs in Syria is legal.

Current status
Legal
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Syria

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Conversion therapy in Syria is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not Banned .
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Syria

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Equal age of consent in Syria is unequal.

Current status
Unequal
Homosexuality is illegal. Article 491 of the criminal code
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log