Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Macau

Equality Index ?
1 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
69 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
2 / 100
40 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1996
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
21% Justifiable
26% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
55% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
47% Agree
14% Disagree
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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