In 2010, Syrian authorities started a campaign against gay people by raiding parks, hammams and private parties and detaining many for weeks and sometimes months. Needless to say, any kind of gathering now is dangerous because of the current situation. LGBT people are now more afraid to gather than before
Male to male relationships: Not legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to female relationships: Not legal
Marriage and substitutes for marriage: No law
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: No
More on the Syrian law at ilga.org
Legal incidents and social climate
In june 2010 Syrian authorities raided more than four different private gay parties over five weeks between March and April, arresting more than 25 men on their last raid. Indictments have been officially submitted against them; most of the arrested guys are charged with "having a homosexual act", others are charged with dealing and/or buying and consuming illegal drugs, a few are charged with organising illegal "obscene" parties, facilitating drug dealing and consuming, and encouraging homosexual acts. (Source: ilga.org).
None found as of July 2012.