Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Lebanon

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Ambiguous
Since 1943
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
Ambiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2019
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 2013
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