Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Albania

Equality Index ?
1 / 100
45 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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29 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2020
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2010
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
9% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
28% Support
64% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
49% Disagree
43% Agree
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Agree
29% Disagree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
26% Acceptable
73% Unacceptable
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
23% Did not mention homosexuals
76% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
10% Agree
70% Disagree
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
6% Support
60% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
0% Disagree
48% Agree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
10% Acceptable
90% Unacceptable
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
3% Good place
71% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
79% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
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