Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Kuwait

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
State-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1995
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 adoptionIllegalN/A
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 1960
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