Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Jamaica

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1864
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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