Male to Male relationships: Legal only in some areas
Female to Female Relationships: Legal only in some areas
Age of consent: Different for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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During the Cypriot Presidency's Equality Summit ILGA-Europe met with a range of representatives from the Northern part of Cyprus. The aim of the meetings was to discuss the on-going criminalisation of male homosexual conduct and other serious human r... >>>
Original article: http://famagusta-gazette.com/mep-pushes-north-cyprus-to-scrap-antigay-legislation-p15108-69.htm
Turkish occupied northern Cyprus, where homosexual acts are illegal, is facing increased pressure to scrap antiquated laws which discri... >>>
Joint statement by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA-Europe), the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC), Homofobiy... >>>
ILGA-Europe today sent a letter to the President and the Prime Minister of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to demand the immediate end to arbitrary detention and prosecution of men suspected of having engaged in consensual adult same-sex sexual ... >>>
The urgent need to amend the penal code which has remained in effect since theperiod of colonial rule by the British in the northern part of Cyprus has once more been highlighted in view of the recent arrest of three men with accusations of “relatio... >>>