• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
  • Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    Ambiguous
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Afghanistan

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Oct 7, 1976–Apr 10, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Less than ten years in prison
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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–Mar 5, 2018
Not legal
Constitutionally ban since 1971. Only place in Asia that still has a constitutional ban on Gay Marriage.
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Afghanistan

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Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Same-sex adoption in Afghanistan

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Current status
Illegal
All adopting is illegal.
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 housing discrimination in Afghanistan

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Current status
(since Aug 19, 1919)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT employment 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
Legal
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
Ambiguous
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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