Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Benin

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 1900
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1900
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1900
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1900
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
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