Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan

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Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
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