Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Cape Verde

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77 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2011
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2004
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