Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Bulgaria

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1968
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Since 1990
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2002
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