Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Austria

Equality Index ?
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77 / 100
Legal Index ?
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88 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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66 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1971
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2002
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedIntersex only
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2015
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2002
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