Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Legal Index ?
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Public Opinion Index ?
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Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
Ambiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2006
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
10% Good Place
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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