Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Dominican Republic

Equality Index ?
1 / 100
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
2 / 100
31 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1822
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 1944
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Ambiguous
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
19% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
40% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
27% Approve
73% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
38% Approve
62% Disapprove
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
23% Yes
54% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
27% Yes
55% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
32% Good place
63% Not a good place
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