Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Israel

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59 / 100
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71 / 100
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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1963
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2014
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1948
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