Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Lesotho

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40 / 100
Legal Index ?
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50 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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30 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 1966
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
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
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 1966
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2012
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
33% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
16% Tolerate
82% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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