• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    Don't Ask, Don't Tell
  • Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Afghanistan

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Oct 7, 1976–Jul 16, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Less than ten years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
Current status
(since Oct 7, 1976)
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Article 427 states homosexuality will suffer long imprisonments (along with Adultery.) In addition, article 398 states that honour killing is legal
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Same-sex marriage in Afghanistan

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Current status
(since Aug 8, 1971)
Not legal
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Aug 8, 1971–Jul 16, 2018
Unrecognized
In all of Asia.
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Afghanistan

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Not criminalized but is not preformed in the country.
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Same-sex adoption in Afghanistan

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Current status
Single only
no laws in place.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Afghanistan

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Current status
(since Aug 19, 1919)
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Afghanistan

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Current status
(since Aug 19, 1919)
No protections
None exist in the criminal code.
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Afghanistan

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Current status
(since Aug 19, 1919)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Afghanistan

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Current status
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Not illegal to serve but hard to because of intense discrimination.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Afghanistan

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Current status
Unequal
Homosexuality is illegal. Person must be married.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Afghanistan

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Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
No
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Conversion therapy in Afghanistan

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Current status
Not banned
No information.
Sources:
No
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