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

History

Homosexual activity in Afghanistan

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Oct 7, 1976–Sep 8, 2018
Male illegal, female uncertain
Less than ten years in prison. Not enforced. Death penalty in Taliban held areas.
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–Sep 9, 2018
Unrecognized
Under the Current Constitution of Afghanistan.
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Afghanistan

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Current status
Ambiguous
Not preformed. No laws in place to do so.
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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
Legal
Missing discrimination protections and same sex activity is currently illegal.
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
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
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