Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Christmas Island

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careBannedUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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