Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Belarus

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 1996
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
Imprisonment as punishment
Since 2020
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2010
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2002
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1991
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1994
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