Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Kosovo

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1989
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 1979
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2004
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