Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Iran

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1900
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1971
Not legal
Since 1928
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1987
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1979
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Ambiguous
Since 1979
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
Since 1979
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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