Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Lithuania

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1993
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 1992
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
Fine as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2004
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